Bumi Armada scores Lukoil Caspian Sea subsea contract

Malaysia’s Bumi Armada has signed a supplementary agreement with Lukoil via subsidiary Bumi Armada Caspian for additional engineering, procurement, construction and installation work at the Filanovsky field in the Russian sector of the Caspian Sea.

The $134m contract scope includes the laying of around 20km of subsea pipelines as well as post trenching and back-filling works on sections of the field.

Leon Harland, chief executive officer of Bumi Armada, commented: “Bumi Armada has been working with Lukoil in the Caspian since 2012 and this supplemental agreement highlights the continuing strong working relationship with our client, and our proven track-record to deliver high quality Subsea Construction services in the Caspian Sea.”

Work is expected to be completed in the second half of 2018.

Grant Rowles

Grant spent nine years at Informa Group based in London, Sydney, Hong Kong and Singapore. He gained strong management experience in publishing, conferences and awards schemes in the shipping and legal areas, working on a number of titles including Lloyd's List. In 2009 Grant joined Seatrade responsible for the commercial development of Seatrade’s Asia products. In 2012, with Sam Chambers, he co-founded Asia Shipping Media.
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