Independent Oil and Gas, the UK operator, has awarded an engineering, procurement, construction, and installation (EPCI) contract to Subsea 7, the offshore engineering company, amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

The contract will cover the subsea, umbilicals, risers, and flowlines (SURF) work on Phase 1 of its core gas project in the UK Southern North Sea.

Subsea 7 vice president UK and Canada Jonathan Tame said: “We are pleased to be awarded this contract, which strengthens our reputation as a global provider of value-driven SURF solutions. We look forward to collaborating with IOG to ensure the cost-effective, safe, and timely execution of each phase of the development.”