TechnipFMC awarded Gulf of Mexico subsea contract by Shell

TechnipFMC awarded Gulf of Mexico subsea contract by Shell

TechnipFMC has been awarded a contract by Shell Offshore, a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell, for the delivery, integration, and installation of the subsea production system (SPS) and subsea riser, jumper and flowline (SURF) equipment for phase one of the Kaikias deep water project in the Gulf of Mexico.

Under the terms of the contract, TechnipFMC will manufacture, install and integrate proprietary SPS and SURF equipment designed to improve project economics by optimizing field production and minimizing lead times. It includes the first application of TechnipFMC’s compact pipeline end manifold and horizontal connection system technologies with flexible jumpers in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.

“We are excited to bring our expertise to Kaikias phase one and provide Shell with cost efficient SPS and SURF solutions that will enable efficient project execution and maximize production from the field,” said Hallvard Hasselknipe, President Subsea Projects, TechnipFMC.

Jason Jiang

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