Subsea World News has put together a recap of the most interesting articles from the previous week (August 28 – September 03).
The work, which will be performed by the E&C Offshore division, encompasses the construction and installation of umbilicals, risers and flowlines (deepwater SURF) required for the development of Block 15/06, located 350 km north west of Luanda and 130 km west of Soyo.
The contract covers the supply and installation of subsea equipment including tie-in manifolds, flexible flowlines, and control umbilicals, which will connect the West White Rose platform to the existing SeaRose floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel.
The Edradour and Glenlivet development will bring additional production capacity of up to 56,000 barrels of boe/d.
The Edradour and Glenlivet development consists of a 35 kilometer tie-back of three subsea wells to the existing Laggan-Tormore production system.
Two 59 km long 400kv HVDC XPLE cables were simultaneously spooled from a freighter onto the 7,000 te. split capacity duel concentric carousel.
The vessel is now on its way to the UK coast near Ramsgate where it will begin the installation of the cables.
Built by Uljanik, a Croatia-based shipyard, the new Nexans vessel is designed for worldwide installation of large volumes of HVDC and HVAC cable systems. The vessel covers the complete Nexans submarine product range, and has a 10 000-tonne capacity turntable, the company said.