French offshore vessel operator Bourbon has announced that it has secured avpipelay contract from Total Gabon for the engineering, procurement, construction and installation of 25 km of pipeline as part of the Hylia Water Injection Project.
Bourbon is subcontracting key suppliers, mainly Cortez Subsea, for pipelay equipment and Wood Group for the pipeline design and pipelay engineering.
Operations are scheduled to commence in the second quarter of 2017 offshore Gabon with an MPSV from the Bourbon Evolution 800 series. Bourbon will also provide ROV services and a PSV to support survey and air diving operations for spool and riser installation.
“We are very proud of the trust that Total has placed in us for this first pipelay EPCI contract. Such a comprehensive project allows Bourbon and its Gabonese partners to demonstrate our capacity to bring the best integrated services and cost-effective solutions to our clients”, said Patrick Belenfant, Bourbon’s senior vice president of subsea services.