Subsea 7 awarded Gulf of Mexico contract by Shell

Norwegian subsea services firm Subsea 7 has been awarded a contract by Shell for offshore engineering works at the Vito development in the US Gulf of Mexico.

The contract scope covers the project management, engineering, procurement, installation and pull-in of two 12″ infield production flowlines with 10″ steel catenary risers, a gas lift flowline and SCR, and the umbilical system. Offshore installation activities are scheduled for 2020 and 2021.

“We have a collaborative partnership across our management teams, where synergies and shared goals are powerful drivers in delivering a differentiated and value-adding service. This award will draw on our expertise to ensure our client is given the competency, cost-efficiency and project capability they need to unlock the full potential of this significant deepwater development,” said Craig Broussard, Subsea 7’s vice president for the Gulf of Mexico.

This week, Subsea 7 also secured an EPCI contract from Shell for the Penguis Redevelopment project offshore UK.

Jason Jiang

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