Drakken completes commissioning in Kurdistan

Publish Date: Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Dubai, UAE

Drakken, a fully integrated supplier of project services to the global energy industry, is pleased to announce completion of commissioning activities at their multi site oil and gas project in the Kurdistan Region of Northern Iraq.

After 8 months of hard work, we share with our project partners the excitement to see these facilities completed and now producing hydrocarbons" Commented Ryan Arsenault, Drakken Director. "Our involvement as project and construction manager for Automation, Telecom, Power Generation & Distribution, Instrumentation, and Facility Commissioning further highlights our ability to execute major oil and gas projects in the worlds harshest environments."

"With over 55,000 hours of electrical manpower supervised, 2 mW of power distribution and a distributed installation of Emerson's DeltaV version 11 hardware & DeltaV Safety System hardware, this project has been very challenging and rewarding for the entire project team" added Project Manager Ben Watts. "We are very excited to continue to support the project as it transitions to long term operations and the owner continues in plans to develop the area."

About the project

The facility is a conventional  gas oil separation facility, being developed through a multi-phase approach. Phase 1 has a design capacity of 5,000 barrels of oil per day and 10MMSCFD of sour gas. The facility has integrated oil and produced water storage, acid gas handling, and on site truck offload capability.

About Drakken

Drakken is a leading provider of fully integrated project and construction management services to the worlds energy producers. Drakken focuses on turnkey project execution to deliver power generation and distribution, electrical and instrumentation and industrial automation services.

For more information about Drakken please visit our website at www.drakken.co.