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China Harbour awarded contract by Saudi Aramco to build two artificial islands

September 19, 2018


Abstract : China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd. signed a contract to build two artificial islands for Saudi Aramco to support exploration of its Berri offshore oilfield.

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BEIJING, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd. signed a contract to build two artificial islands for Saudi Aramco to support exploration of its Berri offshore oilfield, according to projectinfo.bhi.com.cn.

The two artificial islands to be built for the state-owned oil company of Saudi Arabia covers an area of 1.6 hectares and 26 hectares respectively. The projects are expected to be completed by 2020 and will help the company produce another 250,000 barrels of crude oil per day.

The two islands shall be constructed near shore at the north and south sides of the King Fahad Industrial Port causeway in Jubail.

The contract includes the installation of a new gas oil separation plant and additional gas processing facilities to process 40,000 barrels per day of hydrocarbon condensate associated. Related pipelines, water injection facilities, onshore drilling sites, drilling islands and offshore facilities are also included. (Edited by Yang Qi, kateqiyang@xinhua.org)


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