Wood Group was awarded a multi-year contract from Karoon Petróleo & Gás to provide owner’s engineering services to support the full field development for the Echidna field offshore Brazil marking the first project between the two companies. The contract will be executed by Wood Group’s Rio de Janeiro office focusing on the technical requirements of a floating production unit (FPU) and subsea structures, and all bid package evaluations and execution phase. The equipped FPU will be located in the Echidna field within the Santos Basin and moored in a maximum water depth of 400m.
“Our ability to deliver local world-class design capabilities with a range of available tools and software made Wood Group a partner of choice for the field development project,"saidHugues Corrignan, managing director of Wood Group Brazil’s office. “Wood Group’s competitive bid, provided an excellent opportunity for both companies to establish a mutually rewarding partnership for current and future developments.”