Subsea 7 awarded subsea EPCI contract for Blythe and Vulcan development

Source: press release, 7 May 2020

photo: Subsea 7
photo: Subsea 7

Subsea 7 has announced the award of a sizeable contract by Independent Oil and Gas (IOG) for the Blythe and Vulcan Satellites field development, located in the UK sector of the southern North Sea.

The contract scope includes the project management, engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) of 3 5km of flow lines between the Southwark, Blythe and Elgood fields, together with subsea structures, an umbilical, and associated subsea tie-ins.

Project management and detailed engineering has commenced at Subsea 7’s office in Aberdeen, and offshore activities are scheduled to commence in 2020.

Jonathan Tame, Vice President UK & Canada, says, “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.”

Note: Subsea 7 defines a sizeable contract as being between USD 50 million and USD 150 million.