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Subsea 7 awarded contracts in Australia and US Gulf of Mexico

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Subsea 7 has announced the award of a contract by ConocoPhillips Australia Barossa to deliver the SURF scope for the Barossa project. The Barossa field is located 300 km offshore Darwin in the Northern Territory of Australia. The company has also been awarded a contract by Murphy Exploration and Production - USA for the subsea installation services related to the Samurai, Khaleesi, and Mormont developments tying back to the King’s Quay semi-submersible. The King’s Quay host facility is approximately 175 miles south of New Orleans, Louisiana, in the Green Canyon area of the Gulf of Mexico.

Subsea 7’s scope of work at the Barossa field includes project management, engineering, procurement, fabrication, transportation, installation and pre-commissioning of 36 km of flowlines and associated client-supplied risers, umbilicals and subsea structures in water depths between 230 and 270 m. The offshore work scope is scheduled to occur in 2022 and 2023, using Subsea 7’s reel-lay and heavy construction vessels.

The contract with Murphy covers the tie back of seven subsea wells to the King’s Quay host facility. The project scope includes engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning of all subsea equipment including PLETs, PLEMs, umbilicals and distribution hardware, production and export flowlines and jumpers, as well as the wet tow in the Gulf of Mexico to the fields and mooring system installation of the semi-submersible FPS.

Project management and engineering will commence immediately at Subsea 7’s offices in Houston, Texas, US. Fabrication of the flowlines and risers will take place at Subsea 7’s spoolbase in Ingleside, Texas, with offshore operations occurring in 2021.

Read the article online at: https://www.oilfieldtechnology.com/offshore-and-subsea/03032020/subsea-7-awarded-contracts-in-australia-and-us-gulf-of-mexico/

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