Drydocks World Completes Rashid D Project in UAE

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Drydocks Worl has recently completed the Rashid D Wellhead Platform jacket and topside for TechnipFMC and end client Dubai Petroleum.

The topside is an oil and gas processing module weighing 950 tons, designed for unmanned offshore operation with a life span of 25 years. It contains advanced piping and control systems, which were entirely fabricated, integrated and precommissioned by Drydocks World.

The 500 ton jacket structure is designed to support the topside offshore in Dubai at a sea depth of 31m. The scope of work also includes pile fabrication, oil, water injection and gas risers fabrication as well as subsea spools for connecting the platform to Dubai Petroleum’s existing offshore subsea network.

This unmanned platform has the ability to handle oil, gas lift and water injection.

Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, group chairman and chief executive officer of DP World and chairman of Ports, Customs & Free Zone Corporation, said: “The completion of the flagship platform Rashid D culminates Drydocks World’s position as a provider of the best maritime services that support performance in line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice president and prime minister of the UAE and ruler of Dubai.”

“We are pleased to be working with TechinpFMC, as Rashid D marks the 4th project we have built together for Dubai Petroleum,” said Capt. Rado Antolovic phd, CEO & managing director of DP World’s Maritime Services Division. “The platform will be part of the Jalilah and Rashid field developments, and we are proud to provide our services to such an important offshore infrastructure project.”

The Rashid D project marks another fast track achievement performed by the joint efforts of Dubai Petroleum, Drydocks World Dubai and TechnipFMC to deliver this project in less than 10 months after award,” addedNabil Aouad, vice president Subsea for TechnipFMC. 

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