S477 - Bukom SBM 48” Subsea Pipeline Repair Project

ClientShell Global
StartNov 2012
FinishOct 2013
Contract TypeLump Sum Construct only
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Leighton Offshore in Consortium with Boskalis Offshore, were awarded the Shell Bukom SBM 48" Subsea Pipeline Repair Project on 26 November 2012. The project scope includes laying of the 2.7km new pipeline in the re-routed trenched corridor, de-oiling, removal of existing SBM buoy & PLEM, in-situ inspection of mooring chains, de-burial & cutting of existing pipeline at tie-in locations, installation of new PLEM, associated tie-in connections between newly laid pipeline & existing facilities, re-installation of SBM, Hydrotesting & final leak testing of the modified facilities. The scope also involves removal of the existing pipeline portion that was replaced.

Pulau Bukom Manufacturing Site (Bukom) is the largest Shell refinery globally in terms of crude distillation capacity (500,000 barrels per day). It is also home to a world-class Ethylene Cracker Complex (800,000 tonnes per annum) and a Butadiene Extraction unit (155,000 tonnes per annum). Singapore is Shell’s largest petrochemical production and export centre in the Asia Pacific region. The Pulau Bukom Manufacturing Site is part of Shell Eastern Petroleum Pte Ltd (SEPL) and supplies products to the various Shell Businesses in Singapore, including Retail, Commercial, Chemicals and The Global Oil Products businesses of Marine (bunker fuels), Aviation (jet fuel), lubricants and LPG. 90 per cent of Bukom’s products are exported to countries in the Asia Pacific region and beyond.