Subsea 7 awarded contract offshore Norway

Source: press release, 21 September 2021

The Ormen Lange field
The Ormen Lange field (illustration: A/S Norske Shell)

Subsea 7 has announced the award of a sizeable contract by OneSubsea®, the subsea technologies, production and processing systems division of Schlumberger, for a project at the Ormen Lange field operated by Shell in the Norwegian Sea.

Subsea 7’s scope includes the engineering, procurement, construction, and installation of the subsea flowline system as well as the installation of OneSubsea’s multiphase compression system. The contract award follows completion of the front-end engineering design study (Announced on 31 October 2019) and will be executed as a Subsea Integration Alliance project.

Subsea Integration Alliance is a strategic global alliance between Subsea 7 and OneSubsea®, the subsea technologies, production and processing systems division of Schlumberger, bringing together field development planning, project delivery and total lifecycle solutions under an extensive technology and services portfolio.

Monica Th. Bjørkmann, Subsea 7’s Vice President Norway, says, “This award demonstrates the value Subsea Integration Alliance brings by combining the technologies and capabilities of OneSubsea and Subsea 7 into a seamless integrated offering, resulting in the delivery of optimised solutions with reduced execution and interface risk. Subsea 7 looks forward to progressing the execution phase of the project with a focus on safe, efficient and reliable operations.”

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