The Sakhalin-1 Project is an oil and gas development on the northeast shelf of Sakhalin Island. The project area includes the Chayvo, Odoptu and Arkutun-Dagi fields. Total recoverable reserves are estimated to be 2.3 billion barrels of oil and 17.1 trillion cubic feet of natural gas.
In line with Kentech’s philosophy to support clients from the earliest stage of asset development, Kentech commenced work on Chayvo in 2003, providing engineering, procurement and construction of mechanical and electrical services to upgrade and expand the existing camp facilities in Chayvo.
In late 2004, Kentech mobilized to complete the Early Production Facility (EPF). The EPF allowed production from the field while the main OPF was under construction. Kentech was responsible for completing the mechanical, electrical and instrumentation installation of more than 55 skids, some of which were up to 60 metric tonnes for this 50,000 b/d facility.
In late 2005, Kentech signed a contract with Bouyguestroi to provide mechanical and electrical services for the construction of the ENL head office in Yuzhno.
Kentech decommissioned and mothballed the EPF in advance of its move to the Odoptu field, for the next phase of Sakhalin 1 in early 2007. The construction of the camp for the Odoptu project was also awarded to Kentech by Fluor early in 2008. The 300 man, 170 module camp was fabricated in Yuzhno and shipped to Odoptu in August and September of 2008.
In 2008 Kentech provided comprehensive electrical and instrumentation services on the Odoptu and Chayvo Production Facilities and later installed the cathodic protection system to the 92 kilometre pipeline from Odoptu to Chayvo OPF. Kentech also partnered with ECC VECO on Odoptu to provide electrical and instrumentation services for the process facility and modifications to the Chayvo Process Facility.
Today Kentech support Exxon Neftegas Limited on a long-term service agreement for maintenance and construction services at the Chayvo Onshore Processing Facility (OPF), the offshore Orlan Platform, the DeKastri Export Terminal and single point mooring system as well as valve station locations along the crude and gas product pipelines.