Centrica Energy Upstream has awarded Subsea 7 an engineering, procurement, installation and commissioning (Epic) contract from for the flowlines and subsea works on the Ensign Project off the UK.

The Ensign Project is situated around 18km north-west of the Audrey ‘A’ platform over blocks 48/14 and 48/15 of the UK sector of the North Sea.

Subsea will engineer, procure, install, tie-in and pre-commission 24km of 10in gas and 2in methanol pipelines to connect the Ensign satellite platform with the existing subsea pipelines at the Audrey ‘A’ platform.

The firm will also conduct EPIC for 2km of 10in gas pipeline and associated control umbilical connecting the Ensign platform to a new subsea well.