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Wednesday, January 24, 2018

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Technip Gets Callon Deal

Technip said it has won a deepwater pipeline installation contract from Callon Petroleum Company for the Entrada oil field development in the . Technip will be responsible for installation of two 6.5-mile steel flowlines in a water depth of 1,364 m (4,475 ft) connected to two subsea wells, plus pipeline end terminations and inline structures and steel catenary risers which will be hooked up to the Magnolia production platform, at a depth of 1,452 m (4,675 ft), reports said. Technip will  provide engineering and procurement for the offshore project, which will use its Deep Blue installation vessel in the third quarter this year.

Sea Trucks Bags Another Installation Contract

Photo courtesy of Sea Trucks Group

C has been awarded a second installation contract for a development in Nigeria to West African Ventures, Sea Trucks’ principle Nigerian business. The newest contract is further to Sea Trucks’ announcement made last week whichdeclared a contract from Afren for subsea installation of 60 km pipeline, PLEM, flexible riser and spool pieces as well as transportation and installation of jacket, piles, bridges and topside, ranging between 240 t and 480 t. The second contract, awarded by Oriental Energy Resources Limited…

Technip Wins Maersk Oil N. Sea Deal

Technip was awarded an installation contract, worth approximately €40 million, by Maersk OilNorth Sea UK Limited for the Gryphon Area Reinstatement Program – GARP(1), located about 320 km North-East of Aberdeen in 110m of water. This contract covers installation of 15 dynamic risers(2), 2 dynamic and 2 static umbilicals(3), 11 flexible flowlines(4) as well as subsea equipment. Technip’s operating center in Aberdeen, Scotland will execute the contract, which is scheduled to be completed in the second semester of 2012. Vessels from the Technip fleet will be used for the campaign, including Skandi Arctic and Wellservicer.

J. Ray McDermott Wins Chevron Platong Gas II Project

J. Ray McDermott S. A. said that subsidiaries of the company were recently awarded an engineering, procurement, construction and installation contract by Chevron Thailand Exploration and Production for the Platong Gas II Project in the . The contract encompasses the full EPCI scope associated with the project’s central processing platform, representing a float-over deck weight of approximately 19,000 tons. Additional work in the contract includes J. Ray providing EPCI services for the associated living-quarters platform, flare tripod and three bridges.  Engineering work has commenced at J. Ray’s office and installation is expected in the by the end of 2010.

Seaway Heavy Lifting Hoists North Sea Contract

Seaway H/L Ship 'Oleg Strashnov': Photo credit Seaway Heavy Lifting

Cyprus-based Seaway Heavy Lifting awarded a transportation and installation contract for UK's East Anglia offshore wind zone. Aberdeen based Wood Group Engineering (North Sea) Ltd awarded the contract to Seaway Heavy Lifting Contracting Ltd for the transportation and installation of two weather monitoring stations for the East Anglia Offshore Wind zone, located in the Southern North Sea, East Anglia Field, UK. The offshore weather monitoring stations comprise of conventional mono-piles (399t and 616t)…

J. Ray Awarded Guntong B Contract in Malaysia

J. Ray McDermott, S.A. announced that its Malaysian affiliate Barmada McDermott Sdn. Bhd. has been awarded a transportation and installation contract by ExxonMobil Exploration and Production Malaysia Inc. for the replacement of a 12-inch full well stream pipeline between Guntong-B and Guntong-A platforms, off the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia. The scope of work also includes transportation and installation of a new flare boom to replace an existing flare boom at the Guntong-A platform. The pipeline installation is expected to be completed during the third quarter of 2009. (www.mcdermott.com)

J. Ray Awarded Malaysia Pipeline Contract

J. Ray McDermott, S.A. announced that its Malaysian affiliate Barmada McDermott Sdn. Bhd. (BMD) has won a fast track transportation and installation contract from ExxonMobil Exploration and Production Malaysia Inc. for the 2.4km, 12 inch full well stream (FWS) replacement pipeline between Guntong-C and Guntong-A, off the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia. The existing Guntong-C riser and a section of the existing pipeline will be replaced with a 2.4km pipeline riser with tie-in to the existing 12 inch pipeline. A mechanical connector will be used to connect the new pipeline to the remaining section of the existing pipeline. The project is expected to be completed by the end of 2008. J. Ray McDermott, S.A., a subsidiary of McDermott International, Inc.

TechnipFMC Wins Peregrino 2 Contract

TechnipFMC  has been awarded by Statoil an Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation contract. It covers the execution of the subsea pipeline connection for the new production platform in Peregrino Phase II Project, located in Campos Basin, offshore Brazil. This new fixed platform will be connected by the in-field lines to the existing platform. TechnipFMC will be responsible for the overall execution for engineering, procurement, manufacturing, construction, installation and pre-commissioning of the rigid pipelines, flexible lines and the required subsea equipment. The company will leverage local capabilities as well as the global state of the art pipelay fleet for the offshore campaign, which is scheduled to start in 2019.

Aker Kvaerner Awarded Contract

BP Norway has awarded Aker Kvaerner a contract for tow and installation of a floating production storage and offloading unit (FPSO). The FPSO will be installed at the Skarv field in the North Sea. The total contract value is approximately NOK 300 million. The scope of work includes pre-installation of the 15 leg mooring system, tow from South Korea to Norway and transportation and installation of the FPSO. The work will be executed by the Aker Kvaerner subsidiary, Aker Marine Contractors. The new-built offshore construction vessel BOA SUB C, on long term charter for Aker Marine Contractors, will be used for the mooring pre-installation.

J. Ray McDermott Awarded Pemex Contract

Houston-based J. Ray McDermott, a subsidiary of McDermott International, Inc., announced the award of a contract by Pemex Exploración y Producción for transportation and installation of the Ixtal-B and Maloob-C drilling platforms. These projects are located in the Bay of Campeche, Mexico, in 216 and 272 feet of water, respectively. Contracts of this nature are typically valued at more than $40m. “This is the first installation contract Pemex has awarded directly to J. Ray and follows on the heels of our contract for the Maloob-C platform construction in December 2007,” said John Nesser, J. Ray’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. The Ixtal-B drilling platform comprises a 1,984-ton, four-leg jacket with 2,205 tons of piles, and a 2,205-ton topside.

Saipem Bags $750m E&C Contracts in Gulf of Mexico

Umberto Vergine, Saipem CEO,

Saipem has been awarded new offshore Engineering & Construction contracts in the Gulf of Mexico, for a total amount of approximately $750 million. Pemex has awarded Saipem an EPCI contract for the development of the Lakach field, located 98 km southeast of Veracruz and 131 km northwest of Coatzacoalcos, at a water depth varying between 850 and 1,200 metres. The scope of work of the contract involves the engineering, procurement, construction and installation of the system connecting the offshore field with the onshore gas conditioning plant.

Jumbo Offshore Wins Offshore Wind Contract

MT Højgaard has awarded Jumbo Offshore the transport and installation contract for all of the 111 Transition Pieces (TP’s) for the Anholt Offshore Wind Farm (Denmark). The 400 MW wind farm is currently being developed by DONG Energy. The Anholt Wind Farm is located in the ‘Kattegat’, near Anholt Island, and will be the largest offshore wind farm in Denmark. One of Jumbo’s DP2 Offshore Heavy Lift Vessels will install the TP’s on pre-installed monopiles, starting April 2012. Anholt is a result of Danish government policy, which aims for a society independent of fossil fuels.

FPSO Installation deal to Aker Solutions

MODEC Offshore Production Systems (Singapore) Pte Ltd. awarded Aker Solutions' wholly-owned subsidiary Aker Marine Contractors a mooring installation contract for hook-up of the Bourgogne FPSO offshore Angola. Contract value is approximately $30m. MODEC will supply the PSVM FPSO to BP for the oil company's PSVM (Plutão, Saturno, Vênus and Marte) development in Block 31 offshore Angola. The FPSO will be installed in approximately 2 000 meters water depth and have production capacity of 157,000 barrels per day. "This contract represents another significant step forward in our relationship with MODEC," says Erik Wiik, President - Subsea North America, Aker Solutions.

Shell Sub-sea Installation Contract for Technip

Technip gets a large subsea installation contract by Shell Development (Australia) Pty Ltd for the Prelude Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) facility moored some 200 kilometers off the north west coast of Australia, in the Browse Basin, at a water depth of approximately 240 meters. Technip’s operating centers in Perth, Australia, and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, will execute the contract, with engineering to commence immediately. Technip’s spoolbase in Orkanger, Norway, will be welding the flowline linepipe provided by Shell Development (Australia) Pty Ltd. Vessels from the Group’s fleet will be used for the offshore campaigns, including the Deep Energy and the Deep Orient.

Boskalis JV Wins Galloper Offshore Wind Farm Contract

VBMS wins  cable-laying joint venture

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. announces that VBMS, its strategic cable-laying joint venture with VolkerWessels, has been awarded two contracts by Galloper Wind Farm Ltd. for the Galloper Offshore Wind Farm. The total value of the contracts to VBMS is approximately EUR 200 million. Boskalis holds a 50% stake in VBMS which under IFRS11 is accounted for as an associated company. VBMS signed a contract for the export cabling, consisting of the supply and installation of two 45 kilometer long export cables connecting the wind farm to the mainland.

Ocean Installer Awarded Statoil North Sea Work

  Ocean Installer's Normand Vision (Photo courtesy of Ocean Installer)

Ocean Installer has been awarded North Sea umbilical installation and riser replacement contracts from Statoil, the company announced yesterday. The Norwegian subsea contractor signed amendments with Statoil for umbilical marine installation at the North Sea's Visund field and for riser replacement at the Troll B field. The work will be executed under the SLMP Marine Installation Contract. Ocean Installer will utilize the large construction support vessel (CSV), Normand Vision, as the installation vessel for both projects. The water depth in both areas is approximately 330m.

Gulf of Mexico Pipeline Contract for Technip

Technip wins Discovery System lump sum pipeline installation contract for Discovery’s South Timbalier Block 283 Junction Platform project. David Dickson, Technip’s Senior Vice President, North America Region, declared: “This award is the largest-diameter pipelay contract for Technip in the Gulf of Mexico, thanks to the acquisition of Global Industries. The pipelines will be installed between existing facilities in South Timbalier 280 and Ewing Bank 873 and the new platform in Block 283, at water depths ranging from 83 to 244 meters. •    13.9 kilometers of 30” pipeline. Technip's operating center in Houston, Texas will perform the overall project management and engineering. Offshore installation will be performed in 2013 with the G1200 as the primary installation vessel for all pipelay.

Jumbo Offshore Contract From Technip USA

Jumbo Offshore v.o.f has been awarded a combined transportation and installation contract by Technip USA in connection with the Cascade and Chinook fields in the Gulf of Mexico. Jumbo will support Technip USA by providing expertise in heavy lift and transportation during the engineering, transportation and installation phases. •    Jumbo’s heavy lift vessel Fairplayer will assist Technip’s deepwater pipelay construction vessel Deep Blue with the installation of five Buoyancy Cans and Free Standing Hybrid Risers (FSHRs).

DOF Awarded IMR, Subsea Installation Work

Photo: DOF Group

DOF and DOF Subsea have been awarded several IMR and subsea installation contracts in the Asia Pacific and Atlantic regions, with a total contract value of approximately NOK 270 million (about $23.8 million USD). The contracts will secure utilization of the subsea project fleet in the regions. In Asia Pacific, OMV New Zealand has awarded DOF Subsea an IMR contract, where the scope of work includes inspection and work on eight mooring lines on the Maari field’s FPSO, Raroa, offshore New Zealand.

Spar Hull Installation Contract for McDermott

McDermott awarded Gulf of Mexico Spar hull installation contract for Williams Partners. McDermott International, Inc. announce that one of its subsidiaries has been awarded a contract by Williams Partners L.P. for transportation and installation services for a Spar hull in the Gulf of Mexico. McDermott will transport and install the Gulfstar FPS GS-1 Spar hull and moorings. Located approximately 150 miles offshore, the Spar platform is destined for the Gulf of Mexico’s Mississippi Canyon and will sit in approximately 4,200 feet of water. McDermott’s recently improved DB50 vessel will install the moorings before transporting the classic-design Spar hull to the installation site where it will be upended and ballasted before installing a temporary work deck.

EMAS AMC Wins $126 Million Floater Installation Contract

EMAS AMC, the subsea services division of EMAS, a global offshore contractor and provider of integrated offshore solutions to the oil and gas industry and the operating brand of Ezra Holdings Limited, has announced that it has been awarded a transport and floater installation contract for two FSUs, with an option for a third, from Statoil for their Heidrun and Mariner fields. The contract is valued at approximately $126 million (*1), including options. C.J. The work scope for all three projects consists of the pre-installation of mooring systems, followed by the transport, hook-up and installation of the FSUs in their respective fields. The projects will be managed out of EMAS AMC’s Oslo office.

Aker Kvaerner Secures Another Floater Installation Contract

Atlantia has awarded Aker Kvaerner a contract for installation of a semi-submersible floating production unit (FPU) for the Thunder Hawk development system in the Gulf of Mexico. Atlantia will be the client and owner of the FPU and Murphy Exploration and Production Company will operate the platform. The total contract value for Aker Kvaerner is approximately USD 23 million. The work, that will be undertaken by the Aker Kvaerner subsidiary Aker Marine Contractors, comprises installation of the spread mooring system, transportation and hook up of the FPU. Helge Røraas, President of Aker Marine Contractors US Inc., says "This is an important…

CSO Deep Blue Starts Work in the GOM

Coflexip Stena Offshore reported that its new deepwater pipelay and subsea construction vessel, the CSO Deep Blue, has commenced operations for the Williams Banjo/Seahawk project in the Gulf of Mexico after successful completion of her first mobilization at CSO's new spoolbase in Mobile, Alabama. The vessel is to install the Boomvang and Nansen fields deepwater export pipelines. The CSO Deep Blue is to undertake the installation contract of the export pipelines from the Boomvang and Nansen fields, located in 3,600 ft. (1,100 m) water depth in the East Breaks blocks 643 and 602, to a platform located in 365 ft. (110 m) water depth in the Galveston area, block 244.

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