Bongkot Offshore Platform Sails Out
July 8, 2011 - Hyundai Heavy Industries, the world's biggest shipbuilder and a leading offshore EPIC contractor, today held a sailing-out ceremony for Bongkot offshore platform for PTT Exploration and Production Public Company Limited of Thailand.
Hyundai Heavy won the order to build the USD 1 billion offshore platform in September 2008. The 30,000 ton platform can produce 385 million cubic feet of natural gas and 18,000 barrels of condensate daily. The offshore platform will be installed 600 km southeast of Bangkok by the end of this year.
The Ulsan, South Korea-based company carried out engineering, procurement, installation, and commissioning of the gas processing platform, jacket, flare tower, and three bridges.
Hyundai Heavy, a renowned offshore platform manufacturer, has built 80 fixed offshore platforms so far. Its experience includes Umm Shaif Gas Injection Facilities Project in UAE, the Yadana Medium Pressure Compression Platform Project in Myanmar, and the East Area Project EPC-1B in Nigeria.
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Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (HHI) is the world's largest shipbuilding company, headquartered in Ulsan, South Korea. It has seven business divisions: Shipbuilding, Offshore & Engineering, Industrial Plant & Engineering, Engine & Machinery, Electro & Electric Systems, Construction Equipment, and Green Energy.
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