Suction Anchors Successfully Installed for Energean at the Karish Field

August 30, 2020 | Oil & Gas | Energy Facts Staff Writer | 2min

Energean plc, the gas producer focused on the Mediterranean, is pleased to announce that the Energean Power FPSO suction anchors have been successfully installed at the 267 mmboe 2P Karish Field.

In less than 3 weeks, 13 piles of 7.5m diameter, 19m height, and weighing 176 tons each plus one pile of 9m diameter, 17m height, and weighing 233 tons have been installed on the seabed, in water depths ranging from 1,695m to 1,763m.

The piles were transported and installed by the heavy lift construction vessel “Fairprayer”, owned by Jumbo Offshore and subcontracted by the Karish EPC contractor, TechnipFMC.

The operations were performed under Covid-19 social distancing conditions and without any LTIFR incidents.

The “Energean Power” FPSO will be used to develop all of the Company’s Israeli fields. It will be installed 90 km offshore and be the first FPSO ever to operate in the Eastern Mediterranean. The FPSO will have a gas treatment capacity of 800 MMscf/day and liquids storage capacity of 800,000 bbls.

Installation of the Energean Power FPSO mooring lines is now in progress and the project remains on track to deliver first gas in 2H 2021.