Sembcorp Marine secures $1bn EPC contract from Maersk Oil

Sembcorp Marine secures $1bn EPC contract from Maersk Oil

Singapore’s Sembcorp Marine has announced that its subsidiary SMOE has secured an EPC contract worth over $1bn from Maersk Oil North Sea UK.

The contract includes the construction of a central processing facility plus two connecting bridges, wellhead platform and utilities & living quarters platform topsides for the Culzean Field development. The facility will installed in the UK sector of the Central North Sea.

SMOE will provide engineering, procurement, construction and onshore pre-commissioning services while detailed engineering work will be performed by a subcontracting partner.

The Sembcorp Marine Admiralty Yard in Singapore will be the core fabrication yard for the project, while the Sembmarine SLP yard in Lowestoft, UK will undertake the work scope for a power generation module, two bridges and a flare.

The Culzean gas field is expected to be capable of providing around 5% of the UK’s total gas consumption by 2020/21.

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1 Comment

  1. Ian Walton
    September 1, 2015 at 8:48 am

    Disgraceful that this work is being built overseas.