Young Saudis bring Zuluf GOSP-3 back online


Working day and night, a group of diligent employees in the deep waters of the Arabian Gulf recently, and successfully, demothballed the Zuluf Gas-Oil Separation Plant 3 (GOSP-3) after several months of hard work on the plant’s platforms.

⦁ Built in 1983 ⦁ Closed in 1995 ⦁ Demothballed in May 2017 after six months of continuous work ⦁ The team comprised 48 employees — 24 operators, 20 maintenance technicians, and four engineers ⦁ The residential platform consists of five stories, two for housing and three for support services ⦁ The area of each story is approximately 750 m2 ⦁ The housing accommodates 100 employees ⦁ The capacity of the plant is 250,000 barrels of oil and 100 MMscf of gas.

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