MTC Engineering Sdn Bhd (MTCE) announced the arrival of Bulk Water Separation (BWS) module to MMHE Shipyard for installation onboard of the FPSO MTC Ledang on the 20th of September 2019. The BWS module is fabricated in Batam, Indonesia by Influit Production Solutions.
The new module is designed to complement the existing crude stabilisation system to handle produced water production of 14,008 BWPD. Currently, works on integrating the module to the existing system onboard of the FPSO is still ongoing.
The installation is part of conversion works on FPSO MTC Ledang for deployment to Jitang Field located approximately 154 km offshore Kemaman Supply Base (KSB), Terengganu. Jitang Field is a part of Irong Cluster PSC development operated by Vestigo Petroleum Sdn Bhd (VPSB). It was discovered by PETRONAS Carigali Sdn Bhd (PCSB) in April 2016 with the drilling of Jitang-1. First oil of the facility is expected to be in Q4 of 2019.