Amec Foster Wheeler wins BP contract for Iraq's Rumaila field

6/20/2016

LONDON -- BP Iraq has awarded Amec Foster Wheeler a three-year framework agreement to complete conceptual studies and pre-front end engineering design (FEED) work to support BP's plans to sustain and grow production at Rumaila oil field in Iraq.

Rumaila, one of the world's largest oil fields and the largest producing field in Iraq, is situated in the southern region of Iraq and has been producing since 1954. Average daily production in 2014 was 1.34 MMbopd, part of a trend that has seen daily production rise from around 950,000 bopd in 2010 when BP began work. Rumaila now delivers more than a third of Iraq’s oil.

Amec Foster Wheeler's scope of work is to carry out engineering studies for facilities and infrastructure that are crucial for Rumaila field to sustain and increase production.

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