Bibby Offshore has been awarded a contract to provide engineering, procurement, installation and construction (EPIC) services for Ithaca Energy’s Athena field, offshore UK.

The Athena field is situated in block 14 / 18b in the Outer Moray Firth area of the UK continental shelf.

The contract will cover tying back four production wells and one water injection well, and installing the export system for the BW Athena floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel.

The infrastructure includes production, water injection, service injection dynamic flexible risers, an electro-hydraulic control umbilical and a system power cable from a riser base structure to the submerged turret production (STP) buoy over a midwater arch system.

Bibby Offshore will also install the STP buoy and a mooring line tethered buoy for locating the FPSO at the Athena site.

Work also includes the installation of nine suction piles and associated anchor lines.