Project support, inspection, maintenance and repair, subsea removal of pipelines and structures, installation of buoys and lifting of structures and mattresses and a pre-FEED study are included in the scope. 

The Thistle, Heather and Northern Producer assets will receive engineering, design, construction, procurement and commissioning services. The contract can be extended for another five years. 

Anadarko and project partners estimate there is 75 Tcf of exploitable gas offshore Mozambique, Bloomberg said. The Rovuma Basin could hold 120 Tcf technically recoverable reserves, a consultant said.

Subsea 7’s work scope from aboard Seven Seas  will include engineering and installation services for client-supplied flowlines, umbilicals and subsea equipment in up to 3,000 m of water.

The vessel, located 193 km (120 miles) east of Aberdeen at a water depth of about 90 m (295 ft), produces oil and gas from the Bittern, Guillemot West and North West, Clapham, Pict and Saxon fields. 

Petro Frontera SAPI de CV will study and bid on assets from Mexico’s initial oil and natural gas bidding round. Contracts will be acquired and participated in.

The contracts total $4.8 million, the company added. Engineering and fabrication of subsea isolation valve systems, and supplying the patented NHU umbilical, will be completed over the next year.  

SEA’s subsidiary J+S will provide the units, power, communication and hydraulics infrastructure for Apache’s Ness Nevis project. Apache North Sea is upgrading subsea controls architecture in nearby Beryl Field area.

The ROVs will work in the Moho Nord field offshore the Republic of Congo. There are four, and they were designed with a BOP skid that meets Total’s requirements.

McDermott will handle subsea equipment for Chevron USA Inc.’s brownfield development of the Jack and St. Malo fields in the Walker Ridge area of the U.S. GoM.

Several European companies working in Brazil with Petrobras report payment and delivery difficulties, Bloomberg said. Petrobras once invested more than $100 million per day on major Western Hemisphere crude finds.

The new company was formed through a joint venture of two long-standing operators in Central and West Africa. Saipem has been operating in Nigeria for more than 50 years.

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