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ERGIL awarded pig launcher and receiver contract

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World Pipelines,

ERGIL was awarded the design, engineering, fabrication, and testing contract by China Petroleum Engineering & Construction Corporation (CPECC) for PETRONAS’s Garraf oilfield project in Iraq.

ERGIL awarded pig launcher and receiver contract

ERGIL has completed designing, manufacturing and supplying of 12 units 320 bar high-pressure pig receivers and launchers with quick opening closures in various diameters, 28 units of pig signallers, 12 units of manual pig jib crane and 8 units of pig trolley. ERGIL Pig Receiver and Launcher with quick opening closure were designed and manufactured under the principles of ASME B31.4, ASME B31.8, and ASME Section VIII Div. 1 Codes and provides a solution for cleaning, drying, testing and displacement of pipeline systems with any size and pressure settings. Its unique design gives opportunity to use scraper pigs, sphere pigs or smart pigs. ERGIL Pig Receiver and Launcher comes with its auxiliary equipment (pig signaller/ indicator, quick opening closure, and nozzles).

“We are very thankful to take a part in Petronas’s Garraf oilfield project again. As a Petronas preferred vendor, we have established a very successful track record so far not only Garraf but almost all the prestigious project in Iraq. Our priorities were to mobilise our teams quickly and to ensure order is delivered with a focus on technical quality, on time and within budget. We have returned significant value to CPECC through our previous project execution and we took the same approach. We are proud to work for CPECC and highly appreciated their efforts to overcome challenges for such a complicated project”, said R. Oktay Altunergil, CEO of ERGIL.

Garraf oilfield is located in the province of Thi Qar, only a few kilometers north-west of Al-Refaei city and 85 km north of the city of Nasiriya. The field is owned by PETRONAS Carigali Iraq Holding (PCIHBV, 45%), Japex (30%) and North Oil Company (25%). The consortium comprising of Petronas and Japex was awarded as operator of the development and production service contract (DPSC) for Garraf oilfield area.

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