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OIL & GAS

Complete electrical upgrade of a drilling rig in the Caspian Sea

Customer

Prohoc

Project locations

  • Azerbaijan

Scope of work

  • Upgrade of a 30 year-old drilling rig
  • Electrical engineering and mechanical assembly work
  • Replacing and upgrading all electrical installations and automation systems, including electrical and automatic panels, and the four large diesel engines supplying the power to the drilling rig

 

For the Finnish engineering company Prohoc, Eryk (that time BIC Electric) was working on the upgrade of a 30 year-old drilling rig in the Caspian Sea, which was to extend the service life of the old rig.

The project required that 50 our technicians to be occupied for approx. six months.

The project comprised a complete renovation of the drilling rig, which has been operating in the oil-rich area since 1981. The structure was 66 x 62 meters and operated at a sea depth of 475 meters. Eryk (BIC Electric), together with Prohoc, was replacing and upgrading all electrical installations and automation systems, including electrical and automatic panels, and the four large diesel engines supplying the power to the drilling rig. Pursuant to the contract, Eryk performed all electrical engineering and mechanical assembly works during the project.

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