Contract Briefs - February 2013

Dolphin Drilling and Petrobras have agreed to a one-year contract extension for the semisubmersible Borgny Dolphin. The contract, worth US$90 million, extends its deployment until September 2014.

GDF Suex E&P UK picked Technip to provide installation services at its Juliet field project in the UK North Sea. The contract covers the tie-back to the Pickerill A platform and includes the installation of a 12in diameter, 22km-long rigid flowline, one 22km-long static controls umbilical, one 12in diameter riser and one 16in J-tube assembly, as well as a 100-tonne manifold.

FMC Technologies has won a US$114 million subsea equipment order from LLOG Exploration. The supply contract calls for the delivery of nine subsea trees, four subsea manifolds, five multiphase meters and associated topside control systems, and subsea distribution systems to LLOG’s Delta House project in the Mississippi Canyon area of the US Gulf.

Dana Petroleum has chosen Subsea 7 to provide subsea EPIC services for the company’s Western Isles development project. The US$300 million contract calls for the engineering, procurement, construction and installation of two 2.5km-long pipeline bundles and one 11km-long gas export pipeline. Offshore work is slated to begin next year.

GDF Suez and APGDC have awarded WorleyParsons a pre-feed study for their Andhra Pradesh FLNG terminal off India. The study will assess floating terminal options including marine jetty configurations with FSRUs. The contract’s scope includes the subsea pipeline and onshore receiving facility design.

McDermott International has received a US$230 million turnkey contract for Pemex’s Litoral production platform. Scope includes FEED design, detailed engineering, procurement, fabrication, loadout, transport, installation, hook-up, commissioning and start-up of an eight-legged 1800-tonne jacket and 4500-tonne topsides together with 2000 tons of tripods, bridges and piles. Full project completion is slated for 2Q 2015.

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