Australian exploration and production company Woodside has awarded UK-based engineering, construction and services company Subsea 7 three contracts for engineering studies.

They include an option for Woodside to proceed with engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contracts.

The engineering studies are required to finalise the technical definition of Woodside’s proposed developments before the company and its partners make final investment decisions (FIDs) on three projects. Woodside expects the FIDs to be made between mid-2019 and early 2020.

The three projects are phase 1 of the SNE Field Development offshore Senegal, and the Scarborough project and phase 2 of the Julimar Development, both offshore Australia.

The SNE deepwater oil field is located 100km south of Dakar, Senegal. Woodside plans to drill up to 23 wells with more than 90km of rigid pipelines.

Woodside awarded a front-end engineering design (FEED) contract to Modec International to develop a floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) facility for the SNE field In February.

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Subsea 7 Africa vice president Gilles Lafaye said: “The award of the SNE FEED contract by Woodside to Subsea Integration Alliance reflects our expertise in integrated projects and we look forward to strengthening our relationship with Woodside.

“Senegal is an exciting new market for Subsea 7 and we are pleased to support the local oil and gas industry. We look forward to building a long-term and mutually beneficial partnership with Woodside on this project and in future developments.”

The Scarborough field is located approximately 380km offshore northwest Australia. The full scope of work for the field includes EPCI contracts for subsea rigid pipelines, umbilicals, flexible risers and associated infrastructures.

The Julimar field is located approximately 200km offshore northwest Australia. The full scope of work for the Julimar project includes EPCI contracts for an umbilical system and a 22km 18-inch Corrosion Resistant Alloy (CRA) gas transmission flowline.

Subsea 7 Australia and New Zealand vice president Andy Woolgar said: “These awards build on our relationship with Woodside and our successful track record of projects executed offshore Australia. They highlight the engineering expertise and strength of our business and our local workforce to perform integrated projects from pre-FEED to execution as well as standalone projects.”

Offshore campaigns for all three projects are scheduled between 2021 and 2023.