Alen Gas Project – Noble Energy EG Ltd.

  • VersaTech Provided a Crew of 30 Commissioning Technicians
  • The Alen Project Included One Central Production Platform (CPP) and One Wellhead Platform (WHP) with a Total Production Capacity of 350 MMSCFD and 30,000 BPD of condensate
  • VersaTech Performed Pre-Commissioning Services in Amelia, LA and Final Commissioning Services Onsite in Equatorial Guinea, West Africa


VersaTech provided commissioning technicians during the construction execution phase in Amelia, LA and followed the platforms to Equatorial Guinea for start-up and commissioning.  VersaTech performed instrumentation, electrical, and mechanical commissioning services.  The crew peaked at 30 people including lead positions working directly for Noble Energy EG, plus teams of commissioning technicians working in the field.

 Instrument and electrical commissioning technicians performed pre-commissioning and commissioning activities and assisted with the verification and start-up of components such as control systems, control panels, and control loops. The work scope included calibration and tuning, communication systems, fire & gas systems, and all other systems needed to make the Alen Facility functional.

 Mechanical commissioning technicians had millwright or process backgrounds and performed duties such as lube oil flushing, torque verification, valve alignments, valve repairs, compressor alignments, testing and start up of diesel engines, running turbines (with vendor reps), shaft alignments, crane preparation, and general start-up tasks.

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MCC Switchgear Control Room

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