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The subsea facilities include wells and a subsea template, a pipeline to Sleipner A, and an umbilical for controlling and monitoring of wells.
Plans for the $1.2 billion development include a four-well subsea template tied back to the Heidrun platform, where it will be processed before moving via the Polarled pipeline to the Nyhamna onshore gas terminal and onto the European market, DEA said.
The engineering contracts follow two others awarded earlier this month for U.S. Gulf of Mexico development.
TechnipFMC has been awarded a contract by ENI Ghana E&P Ltd., a subsidiary of ENI, GNPC and Vitol, for the onshore part of the OCTP development of the Sankofa Field offshore Ghana.
Statoil confirmed on March 21 its cost estimate for developing Norway’s Johan Sverdrup oil field, the largest North Sea discovery in decades, and announced contract awards for the second and final construction phase.
The scope of the contract, valued at $245 million, includes one new process platform with gas processing and compression facilities, three new wellhead platforms, a 32-km pipeline, clamp-on on three existing platforms and modification work on eight existing platforms in the Neelam Field offshore India, the release said.
The startup comes amid the company’s push to grow production by more than 4% this year.
A pipeline network with spare capacity could allow Mexico to export oil and gas from its flagship offshore Trion project to the U.S., the head of Mexico’s oil regulator said March 9.
The project, located 24 km (15 miles) offshore the Cabinda province in 60 m (200 ft) of water, is designed to handle 150,000 barrels of liquids and 350 million cubic feet of natural gas per day, according to a Business Wire news release.
Statoil plans to extend production at its oldest oil platform still in operation, the Statfjord A, until 2022, two years longer than previously planned, the company said in a letter to the country’s Ministry of Petroleum and Energy.
FLNG projects were popular with producers in the early-2010s when gas demand and prices were rising, and before the shale revolution unlocked U.S. oil and gas reserves that crushed global energy prices.
ExxonMobil touted short-term projects in North Dakota and Texas, while also pointing to larger endeavors in Russia, Qatar, the UAE, Angola and Canada slated to come online later this year.