BP has awarded Subsea 7 Inc. an installation contract for Gulf of Mexico Galapagos and Nakika Phase III developments.
Engineering is to begin immediately at Subsea 7’s Houston office and installation is scheduled late this year using theSkandi Neptune.
The Galapagos area and Nakika Phase III projects are subsea tie-backs scheduled to come onstream in 2011 and produce into the Nakika platform. The projects are located in Mississippi Canyon approximately 130 nautical miles southeast of New Orleans in water depths up to 6,300 ft.
Subsea 7 is one of the world’s leading subsea engineering and construction companies servicing the oil and gas industry. Their skilled and experienced multinational workforce, in excess of 5,000 personnel, supports their operations in the North Sea, North America, Brazil, Africa and Asia-Pacific.
Source: Subsea 7,April 13,2010;Image: Oceanexplorer, December 15, 2008