Latest News

Global SCS secure Sasol contract in Mozambique

Tuesday 15th November 2016

Global SCS are delighted to announce that they have secured a further commitment to an existing contract with Sasol Petroleum Mozambique Limitada starting on the Production Sharing Agreement (PSA) Field Development Project. The scope is for risk mitigation activities for the integrated exploration, delineation and development drilling well campaign.

The country of operations shall be onshore in Mozambique to drill the Inhassoro G – 10 wells, Inhassoro G-6 wells, Teman G-8 wells and Area A (Balance – 2 well) The project will significantly increase Sasol’s capability to process gas and liquids, and may include the facility to produce Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG), which would substitute much of the 15,000 to 20,000 tonnes/annum that is currently imported at significant cost to Mozambique.

PSA (Production Sharing Agreement) - is a license agreement between Sasol Petroleum Mozambique Limitada, the Government of Mozambique and Empresa Nacional de Hidrocarbonetos, EP (ENH). It defines the terms and conditions under which Sasol conduct petroleum operations in the PSA contract area.

This continues a long-term engagement with Sasol, as Global SCS previously assisted with the project starting in 2015. A truly global approach, utilising the skills and capability of offices in Aberdeen, Perth WA, and Houston, Global SCS provided support at suppliers of high criticality materials, including Wellheads, Oil Country Tubular Goods and completions equipment in various locations. This work included Supplier Assessments, mark up of quality and Inspection plans and witnessing of Factory Acceptance Tests to ensure that the client was receiving the required quality products.

Global SCS are providing rotational support in Mozambique with QA/QC Inspectors, Quality Engineering and Third Party Supplier Inspections worldwide.  A local content plan is included in the agreement which includes the sourcing, training and development of local Mozambicans as Trainee QA/QC Inspectors. Global SCS has a successful track record of completing similar projects in Ghana, Kenya, Mauritania and Ivory Coast.

Global SCS Global Manager Craig Sharp said about the award “This is an important win for Global SCS in Mozambique and builds on our track record and commitment to helping develop the Africa Region for years to come”