Sonsub has been awarded a contract by Shell Exploration & Production Company for ROV/Survey vessel
support during the export pipeline and flowline construction phase of the Na Kika project. Tasks will include pipeline and flowline touchdown monitoring, setting acoustic arrays, sled deployment and assisting in the installation of SCRs at the host facility. Additional responsibilities for Sonsub comprise flowline and well jumper metrology, installation of span rectification measures and conducting an as-built survey of all export pipelines and flowlines.
Located approximately 144 miles southeast of New Orleans, La., the Na Kika development is composed of 5 independent fields in the Mississippi Canyon area of the Gulf of Mexico
, ranging in water depths from 5,800 fsw to 7,000 fsw.