Subsea 7 awarded Angolan contract by CABGOC

Subsea 7 has been awarded a contract by Chevron’s Cabinda Gulf Oil Company (CABGOC) for the Sanha Lean Gas Connection project comprising the construction and installation of the Lean Gas Platform system in Block 0, offshore Angola.

Fabrication will be conducted at Sonamet’s yard in Angola from 2021 to 2022, and offshore operations are scheduled for 2022 and 2023.

Gilles Lafaye, senior vice president Africa, Middle East and Caspian Region, commented: “We are delighted to have been awarded this contract by CABGOC, following a public tender. This is the result of a long-term collaboration with the client and a track record of delivering successful projects. The project reinforces Subsea 7’s presence in Angola and our commitment to support Africa’s energy industry.”

Subsea 7 described the contract as substantial, which puts its value in the $150m to $300m range.

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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