Work on Chirag platform suspended


September 22, Fineko/abc.az. As operator of the Azeri-Chirag-Deepwater Gunashli (ACG) field development project bp will implement planned maintenance (turnaround - TAR) on the Chirag platform as part of its ACG annual work programme.

ABC.AZ reports that in accordance with the plan, production from the Chirag platform will be suspended on 23 September for around 25 days to enable efficient maintenance, inspection and project work to be undertaken.

During the TAR, various projects such as flare tips changeout and ignition system upgrade, passing valves replacement and critical repair works will be undertaken.

The project activities will extend the Chirag field life, enhance the production and strengthen process safety on the Chirag platform.