Subsea 7 has announced the award of a substantial contract to Subsea Integration Alliance(1) by bp and its JV partner Wintershall Dea for the Raven Infills Project, offshore Egypt.
The contract scope is for a two-well tie-back in the West Nile Delta block and includes the engineering, procurement, transport and installation of approximately six kilometres of flexible pipes, umbilical, and associated subsea structures in water depths of around 800 metres.
Project management and engineering have commenced and will be managed from Subsea7 offices in France, the UK and Portugal.
Olivier Blaringhem, Subsea Integration Alliance Chief Executive Officer said: 'This award further solidifies our ongoing partnership with bp in Egypt. Through our early collaboration on this project, bp and Subsea Integration Alliance, have worked together to develop an optimised solution for the Raven field, showcasing our effective teamwork.'
Franck Louvety, Africa, Middle East & Caspian Vice President, Subsea7 said: 'We are excited to strengthen our presence in Egypt and continue to build on our longstanding and successful relationship with bp. We look forward to working with bp to deliver the project successfully and safely while maximising the client’s production objectives.'
(1) Subsea Integration Alliance is a non-incorporated strategic global alliance between Subsea7 and OneSubsea®, the subsea technologies, production, and processing business of SLB, bringing together field development planning, project delivery and total lifecycle solutions under an extensive technology and services portfolio. As one team, Subsea Integration Alliance amplifies subsea performance by helping customers to select, design, deliver, and operate the smartest subsea projects. This eliminates costly revisions, avoids delays, and reduces risk across the life of field.
Source: Subsea 7