Commissioning of water injection platform postponed to 2nd quarter
The commissioning of the Compressor and Water Injection Platform (C&WP) on Central Azeri has been postponed to the second quarter of 2006, Р'Р Azerbaijan, an operator of Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli fields, told Trend. Earlier it was scheduled to set up gas pumping early this year.
The company said that at present start-adjustment and assembly work is being carried out on the platform and therefore, the date of commissioning was postponed. The construction of the platform was implemented by Amec-Tekfen-Azfen (ATA) alliance and it was delivered to the place of installation early July 2005.
Upon commencement of large-scale exploitation of the (C&WP) will be used for water pumping and gas injection for platforms of the Central, West and East Azeri. Upon connection of the (C&WP) to the platforms it will be possible to ensure export of associate gas and energy generation.