Pumping units for water injection system at West Qurna-2 oilfield (Iraq)

Pumping units for water injection system at West Qurna-2 oilfield (Iraq)

The West Qurna-2 is one of the largest undeveloped fields in the world in terms of its hydrocarbon reserves contained in two major formations, Mishrif and Yamama located in southern Iraq, 65 km Northwest of the major port city of Basra. The field is being developed by a consortium of contractors including LUKOIL and the national Iraqi South Oil Company.

Customer LUKOIL Middle East Ltd (LUKOIL Overseas)
Scope of works Engineering, manufacturing, factory testing, supply, installation and commissioning supervision
Scope of supply Supply of complete pumping units for sea water injection systems
  • 7 high pressure water injection pumping units based on double-casing multistage centrifugal pumps CNSDp 240-1422 (BB5 type by API 610)
  • 2 low pressure water distribution pumping units based on axially split between bearings centrifugal pumps ZMK-400/700-618/CN (BB1 type by API 610)
Technical data
CNSDp 240-1422
  • Capacity: 286 m3/h
  • Head: 1388 m
ZMK-400/700-618/CN
  • Capacity: 2,640 m3/h
  • Head: 136 m
Features & advantages
  • Cartridge design of the double-casing pumps with back-to-back impellers arrangement
  • Heavy duty Super Duplex steel construction material
  • Double mechanical seals with lockup system
  • Mean time between overhauls (MTBO): over 40,000 hours
  • Casing parts service life: over 30 years
  • Full compliance with API 610 (ISO 13709:2009), API 682, API 614, API 670, API 661, NORSOK M-650 standards
Commissioning 2015