J P, MCS Kenny Complete 1st Comprehensive FEED Offshore Nigeria

J P Kenny and MCS Kenny, part of Wood Group, alongside Dover Engineering, are completing the first comprehensive Front End Engineering Design undertaken locally in Nigeria for the Egina field development. Total Upstream Nigeria Ltd awarded the FEED to Dover Engineering in July 2009, and Dover contracted J P Kenny and MCS Kenny to support the project delivery. The subsea scope of work included comprehensive design studies and engineering assessments, development of specifications, documentation and technology studies, relating to the design of the umbilicals, flowlines, risers and the subsea production systems of the field's development. Spanning an area of roughly 500 square miles in the Niger Delta in Block OML 130 is the Egina field, situated in a water depth of 5,085 feet (1,550 meters). Egina is operated by Total, holding a 24% interest; CNOOC holds 45%; Petrobras holds 16%; NNPC holds 10%; and Sapetro holds the remaining 5% interest.

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