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15/09/2015 News

Total E&P Indonesia Completes Bekapai Phase 2B Project

Jakarta, September 15, 2015 - Total E&P Indonesie (TEPI), announced that on the September 13, 2015, the last modification work on the BL platform in Bekapai Field has been completed safely. This event has put the Bekapai Phase 2B project passed its final milestone. In addition to completing the project safely, it was accomplished within budget and on schedule, with an excellent outcome in terms of quality. Bekapai Phase 2B is TEPI’s newest project at the Bekapai and Peciko fields. Both oil and gas fields are part of the Mahakam PSC operated by TEPI (50% participating interest, with Inpex as partner) under the supervision of SKK Migas.

The project has two packages: a subsea pipeline package consisting of a 12" diameter, 12.6 km pipeline from the Bekapai BA platform to the Peciko SWP-K platform that was put into service on July 25, 2015, which was earlier than planned, and the platform modification package, which was completed on the September 13, 2015, involving multi-well Bekapai Platforms (MWP) of BA, BP, BG, BL in Bekapai and –SWP-K in Peciko. The whole project was executed in a safe manner with zero Lost Time of Injury (LTI) and after more than 1.5 million manhours, thanks to the excellent performance and cooperation of all team members.

This brown field project is complex with aggressive, with a dynamic work schedule on the 35-year old production facilities. It required 570 personnel at its peak, 25 marine vessels with 100% Indonesian flags for 222 days during the offshore campaign, and approximately 400 tons of modification works, 205 tie-in points, 27 offshore complex liftings, all executed on live platforms in 11 simultaneous operations (SIMOPS). In addition, all the manufacturing work was done locally in East Kalimantan.

The project will raise the Bekapai’s gas production to 92 mmscfd while maintaining oil production above 10,000 bopd. This milestone will contribute significantly to TEPI’s yearly target production of close to 1,7 Bscfd for gas and more than 65 kbopd for liquids (oil and condensate).