Saipem awarded $380m worth of contracts

Saipem awarded $380m worth of contracts

Italy’s Saipem has been awarded new offshore E&C works, offshore drilling and onshore drilling contracts worth around $380m.

The company has signed a contract with Eni Angola in relation to the West Hub Development project in Angola. The activities will be carried out by the offshore E&C division and encompass the engineering, procurement, construction and installation required for the development of the Vandumbu subseea field.

In addition, Saipem has been awarded a new contract in the Gulf of Mexico involving the transportation and installation of the compression platform CA-KU-A1 on behalf of Dragados Offshore de Mexico. Operations will be carried out by the semi-submersible vessel Saipem 7000.

Furthermore, Saipem has been awarded two new offshore drilling.

Norske Shell has assigned the drilling of one well, plus an optional well, offshore Norway. Drilling works will be carried out by the semi-submersible Scarabeo 8, commencing in the second quarter of 2018 and lasting 2 months.

In the Arabian Gulf, Saipem will carry out drilling activities for the National Drilling Company using jackup Perro Negro 8 for a period of ten months beginning in late 2017.

Saipem also obtained onshore contracts in Kazakhstan, Romania, Argentina and Bolivia.

Jason Jiang

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