During its service to the Oman oil and gas industry for over five decades, The Oman Construction Company (TOCO) has placed itself as a symbol of ‘Operational Excellence’ in its chosen areas of business. Since 1965, the company has been a ‘Trusted Partner ‘of major national and international oil and gas asset owners and operators across the Sultanate and the rest of the GCC. During this time TOCO has developed an un-paralleled level of expertise in pipeline and construction services. TOCO is part of Oman’s oil and gas legacy with several ‘Firsts’ to its credit. The list includes construction of the first major cross country pipeline, flow line, production station, tank farm, overhead power line. In 1967, TOCO moved the first rig at Fahud.
The objective of the Mukhaizna Water Treatment Plant (WTP) Lot 4 project was to install a new Produced Water Treatment Plant to augment the shortfall of Boiler Feed Water (BFW). The production capacity of the WTPLot 4 Water Treatment Plant is 120,000 bwpd of new soft water. The ultimate project objective is to increase the BFW generation to augment and maintain the oil production in Mukhaizna to 150,000 BOPD. The new facilities which were installed by TOCO as part of WTP Lot-4 project are as below:
- Air Coolers
- Vessels & Tanks
- Filter Press
- Screw Feeders
- Oil Coolers
- Scrubber Unit
- Inter Connecting Pipe Work & Support
TOCO’s scope included equipment installation, piping erection, scaffolding and insulation.
- PIPE INSTALLATION – MTRS. VARIOUS SIZES – 18,253
- VALVE iNSTALLATION – NOS. VARIOUS SIZES – 1,004
- ISOMETRIC INSTALLED – NOS. VARIOUS SIZES – Over ~4000 spools from 1000
- EQUIPMENT INSTALLED – NOS. VARIOUS SIZES – 93
The key challenge for this project was managing the interfaces between several other contractors employed by the client in this project. The QHSE standards were stringent and rigorously applied as this project was close to live operating facilities.