Nigeria’s indigenous oilfields service company, AOS Orwell, has successfully assembled and delivered 16No. Valves, in country, for use in the Abo Floating, Production, Storage and Off-loading, FPSO, project on behalf of BW Offshore.
The project was achieved in conjunction with AOS Orwell strategic partners and original equipment manufacturers, Emerson-Bettis and KACE Valves.
According to the General Manager, Services – Process Management Division, PMD, AOS Orwell, Mr. Abumenre Odigie: “This is a significant achievement in the vista of our operations and speaks to the position of our company as pioneers in the industry.
“The assembly of the 16nos valves and actuator locally, apart from saving time and money, has brought this activity closer to the customer to witness the Factory Acceptance Test, FAT, first-hand, the assembly, integration and functional tests of the valves and actuators while complying with global standards.”
The Abo FPSO Life Extension Project, LEP, operated by BW Offshore on behalf ENI Energy-Nigeria Agip oil Exploration was designed to ensure extended operational design life for the facility. The project includes upgrades to the existing topside laterals, exterior, accommodation and marine systems.