Publish Date: Monday, March 6, 2017

Project Description: 

Eni was awarded the license for the development of the Zubair super giant eld in Iraq, The license hasbeen awarded to an Eni-led consortium (with Eni as Operator), consisting of the US Occidental Petroleum Corporation and Korea Gaz Corporation. The Zubair eld is one of the largest Iraqi oil elds that currently produces 195,000 barrels of oil per day. By 2020, under the eld’s expansion program, production is expected to reach a plateau level of 850,000 barrels of oil per day. The expansion program includes the drilling of more than 200 wells, the construction

of treatment facilities and the required collection network, as well as the refurbishment of the existingplants.

In July of 2016, Drakken was awarded the contract to implement a Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP) and data infrastructure system at three of the elds oil production facilities. The scope of work included the engineering, procurement, and construction associated with the installation of a stand-alone t-for purpose telecommunications infrastructure system. The project’s aim was to provide access to the facility voice and data network throughout the plant, as well as access to Eni’s Southern Iraq andglobal data network.

Some of the deliverables included in this EPCM contract were:

• Full System design, con guration and testing • 29 switches & bre network expansions
• 65 patch panels
• Uninterruptible Power Supply

• (UPS) capability
• Voice and data routers • 298 access points

The project team successfully completed construction and commissioning activities in November 2016, including management of local labour forces, completion of quality assurance documentation, andclient walk downs.

The Drakken Project team included project management in UAE and Engineering from Canada, Pakistan and the UAE. 

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