Riyadh – Mubasher: Saudi Aramco on Tuesday has awarded China Harbour Engineering Arabia an agreement to establish two drilling islands in two sites named site A and site B in Berri oilfield to raise production .
The project is expected to be finished in mid of 2020, according to Aramco’s statement.
The programme of raising the output in the field aims to increase production of Arabian Light Crude oil to 250,000 barrels per day (bpd), to reach 500,000 bpd in the beginning of 2023 to maintain Aramco’s maximum capacity.
The programme includes installing a new gas oil separation plant in Abu Ali Island and additional gas processing facilities at the Khursaniyah Gas Plant.
“Under the contract awarded to China Harbour Engineering, two (2) drilling islands shall be constructed near shore at the north and south sides of the King Fahad Industrial Port (KFIP) causeway in Jubail, to support the Berri field production capacity islands,” the statement concluded.