Subsea 7 awarded contract offshore Norway
Subsea 7 S.A. (Oslo Børs: SUBC, ADR: SUBCY) today announced the award of a substantial(1) contract by Statoil for the Snorre Expansion Project, located in the Tampen area, 150 km west of Florø in Norway.
The EPCI (engineering, procurement, construction and installation) contract includes Subsea 7’s cost-effective Pipeline Bundletechnology, which contains all flowlines and control umbilicals necessary for operation. The project features three Pipeline Bundles: West, East and North.
Production of the Pipeline Bundle system will take place at Subsea 7's fabrication facilities at Wick, Scotland. Project management and engineering will commence immediately at Subsea 7’s offices in Stavanger, Norway and Aberdeen, Scotland. Offshore operations will take place in 2019 and 2020.
Phil Simons, Subsea 7’s Vice President North Sea and Canada, said, “Subsea 7 looks forward to working closely with Statoil to safely and successfully deliver our workscope on the Snorre project. This award demonstrates the versatility and economic benefit Subsea 7 can offer through its unique Pipeline Bundle technology, where all service lines are integrated in a single product and installed using our Controlled Depth Tow Method. It also recognises our proven track record, with more than 80 Bundles installed in the North Sea.”
Subsea 7 defines a substantial contract as being between USD 150 million and USD 300 million.