12 Jan Telecommunication Systems for Offshore Platforms – Reach Integrated Chosen by MMHE for Deployment of ExxonMobil’s New Platforms
Malaysia Marine & Heavy Engineering Sdn Bhd or MMHE is a wholly owned subsidiary of Malaysia Marine & Heavy Engineering Holdings Berhad (MHB), a leading Malaysian heavy engineering and marine services provider, primarily focused on the oil and gas sector providing a wide range of engineering, construction, marine conversion and marine repair services.
MMHE has been awarded a contract by ExxonMobil Exploration and Production Malaysia Inc. (EMEPMI) for the procurement, fabrication, onshore testing, load-out, offshore hook-up and commissioning of two (2) topsides and the corresponding two (2) jackets to support the platforms for the Telok Gas Development Project. The Telok Gas Development Project is being undertaken by ExxonMobil to provide additional gas supplies for the country’s power and industrial needs and to promote the overall growth of the natural gas sector.
Under this arrangement, MMHE has today awarded Reach Integrated with the task of “Design, Supply, System & Local Testing, Pre-Commissioning and Offshore Commissioning” of various Telecommunication Systems for Telok-A and Telok-B Platforms as well as the necessary telecom integration and tie-in works at the existing Guntong D & E Offshore Production Complex.
Reach Integrated’s scope of works are inclusive of :-
a. linking the Telok Satellite Platforms to the Guntong Central Production Facility via wireless connections;
b. providing remote security & surveillance monitoring systems at both Telok-A & Telok-B Satellite Platforms via its proven Closed-Circuit TV (CCTV) Systems;
c. providing remote monitoring, control, storage, display and playback functionalities for these CCTV Systems to be available at the Guntong Central Production Facility;
d. providing standalone marine & aeronautical communication services at both Telok-A & Telok-B Satellite Platforms via VHF-FM Marine and VHF-AM Aeronautical Radio Systems;
e. providing both explosion proof & safe zone telephony systems as well as facsimile services at both Telok-A & Telok-B Satellite Platforms via a network of telephony switches / gateways, explosion proof telephones (complete with beacons & sounders), indoor telephones as well as facsimile machines; and
f. providing backup satellite phone systems at both Telok-A & Telok-B Satellite Platforms.