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Qatar Petroleum Independent Flare & Replacement Separators at Dukhan Fields

Project Description & Scope of Work


Abalto safely and successfully delivered commissioning procedures, conducted process commissioning and managed the instrumentation and logic update in three Oil & Gas facilities for Qatar Petroleum at Dukhan filed. We were able to have a problem free commissioning through following structured methodology, drawing on lessens learnt, identifying what could go wrong and preparing for mitigation of flaws. Other success factors were management of interfaces, managing risks to successful delivery, agreeing to the handover and acceptance criteria prior to commencement and rigours testing during pre-commissioning. The change over from old to new separators was scheduled during planned shutdown where as the Flare package start-up was on a live plant.


Commissioning to replace the existing separators at both Khatia Main De-gassing Station (KMDS) and Fahahil Main Degassing Station (FMDS) of Qatar Petroleum Dukhan Oil Filed in addition to the provision of new flare package at Khatia Main Pumping Station (KMPS) with all associated piping, instrumentation and commissioning.

  • Validation of Construction Completion
  • Management of Interfaces
  • Management of DCS & Safety System Modifications
  • Developing Commissioning Procedures
  • Conducting Pre-Commissioning Checks
  • Conducting Process Commissioning
  • Conduct Start-up
  • Conducting Process Optimisation
  • Conduct Training
  • DCS & Safety System Modifications
  • Commissioning Procedures
  • Pre-Commissioning Records
  • Commissioning Records
  • Process Optimisation Records
  • Alarm & Trip Records
  • As-Built Documentation
  • Training
  • KMDS De-gassing Station
  • FMDS De-gassing Station
  • KMPS New flare Package
  • Change over from old to new separators

Project Details

Contract No. C134
Industry Oil & Gas
Client Qatar Petroleum
Consultant or EPC Panorama Contracting and Engineering Services
Country Qatar
Primary Service Commissioning & Start-up
Secondary Service As Built Documentation
Start Date Apr 2005
Person Hours 650
Status Completed