Subsea 7 S.A. was awarded a contract by Anadarko and their partners for the Heidelberg development in the Gulf of Mexico.The work scope includes the engineering, fabrication, and installation of risers, pipelines, and flowlines in water depths over 1,600m.
Project management and engineering will commence immediately at Subsea 7’s offices in Houston. Offshore operations are due to commence in 4Q 2014, with pipelay activities being performed by the Seven Borealis.
Last week, Anadarko announced that FMC Technologies was chosen to provide subsea equipment for Heidelberg field, with FMC Technologies supplying five horizontal subsea trees, tree mounted controls, two manifolds, and other tooling equipment.
The company also contracted Enbridge Inc. in November 2012, to construct, own and operate a crude oil pipeline for the project.
The Heidelberg discovery is located on Green Canyon Blocks 816, 859, 860 and 903 in 5,276ft (1,608m) of water. Anadarko, which holds a 44.25% interest, operates Heidelberg. Eni holds 12.5%; Apache Deepwater LLC holds 12.5%; StatoilHydro holds 12%; ExxonMobil owns 9.375% and Cobalt holds the remaining 9.375%.
Image: Seven Borealis / Subsea 7