Barakah to Decommission Chinguetti and Banda Fields

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Barakah Offshore Petroleum’s wholly-owned subsidiary, PBJV Group, has received a Letter of Award from Samling Resources for the abandonment and decommissioning of Chinguetti and Banda fields, offshore Mauritania.

The scope of the contract covers the provision of well intervention vessel (WIV), platform supply vessel, and all necessary parts, spares, repairs, refurbishments and/or modifications to the WIV and all coordination, technical support and supervisory works.

The value of the contract for PBJV based on its work scope is estimated at USD 14.2 million.

According to the company, the contract is expected to start in June 2017.

The project involves temporary plugging of 15 wells.

The Chinguetti field is located approximately 80km west of the coastline and approximately 90km from the Mauritanian capital, Nouakchott, while Banda field is located around 20km east of the Chinguetti oil field.


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