Subsea 7 has been awarded a contract by Statoil for the Johan Castberg field development offshore Norway.
The contract includes the design, coating, fabrication and installation of a 53km rigid flowline including 34km of pipe-in-pipe flowline. Project management and engineering will commence immediately and offshore operations are scheduled for 2020.
Phil Simons, VP North Sea and Canada at Subsea 7, commented, “We are pleased to have been awarded this key project by Statoil and to be part of the further development of the oil and gas infrastructure in the Barents Sea, delivering regional content in the North of Norway. This award draws upon Subsea 7’s substantial experience in safely and effectively delivering rigid pipelay projects.”
Subsea 7 says the contract value falls within the range of $50-$150m.