The drill stem test flowed dry gas from the intra-Muda sands at a rate of 11.4 million ft3/d on a 181/64-in. (2.8 in.) choke, maintaining a wellhead tubing pressure of 225 psi.
As the project’s main automation contractor, Honeywell will deliver all systems, detailed engineering and lead procurement for the integrated control and safety system.
Maersk Supply Service will provide the full scope from site preparation, installation of pile anchors, tow of the FPSO, through to final hook up operations.
Planned to start in early 2020, the survey has already received significant industry interest and is being prefunded in part by BP.
The contract will see Bourbon Marine & Logistics support Total E&P Namibia a deep offshore exploration campaign in southern Namibia in 2020.
As much as 1.2 billion bbl of oil could be held within the deposit, with up to 35% recoverable according to Springfield Group.