Italy-based Saipem has secured three new offshore engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contracts and two front end engineering design (FEED) contracts, valued at about $650m in total.
Azule Energy has awarded a contract to Saipem for the EPCI of rigid pipe-in-pipe flowlines with associated subsea structures for the development of the Agogo field offshore Angola.
The Agogo deep-water greenfield project is located about 180km offshore of Angola, about 20km west of the N’Goma floating production, storage and offloading vessel (West Hub).
For the contract work, Saipem plans to deploy its offshore installation vessel FDS2.
The company secured the second contract from EnQuest for the decommissioning of existing infrastructures in the Heather oil field in the UK North Sea.
Under the contract, Saipem will be responsible for the engineering, preparation, removal and disposal of the upper jacket of the Heather platform. The firm will utilize the semisubmersible crane vessel Saipem 7000.
The company received the third contract under the Aramco’s Long-Term Agreement (LTA) programme. They will be responsible for the offshore EPCI of one platform topside and the associated subsea flexible, umbilical and cable system.
Shell Trinidad and Tobago has awarded a FEED competition contract to Saipem for the development of the Manatee natural gas field in Trinidad and Tobago.
In addition, Saipem, in partnership with PT Tripatra Engineers and Constructors and Daewoo Engineering & Construction, has received FEED competition contract for the development of the upstream facilities in Papua New Guinea.
The contract has been awarded by PAPUA LNG Development.
Saipem said in a statement: “These important contracts further consolidate the positioning of Saipem both geographically and in key segments for the offshore business, in particular in decommissioning where the company boasts an important track record.”