IKM Subsea, a subsidiary of IKM Group, has been awarded a contract by Eni Indonesia to provide remotely operated vehicle (ROV) services onboard mid-water semisubmersible rig Scarabeo 7. The contract has a value of approximately USD 16 million and is for a firm period of 2.5 years. Two ROVs, including support equipment and personnel, will be provided. Equipment will be mobilized from IKM Subsea headquarters in Norway, and the contract will be run from Singapore through subsidiary IKM Subsea Indonesia.
Petrobras has awarded a contract, worth USD 465 million over a period of 5 years, to Aker Oilfield Services to provide subsea intervention services, offshore Brazil, from the Aker Wayfarer vessel. The contract term will start within the fourth quarter of 2016 and has a 5-year option extension. The Wayfarer will be outfitted at a yard in Norway to become a deepwater subsea-equipment-support vessel. It will have a fiber-rope deployment system, deck skidding systems, and a subsea-orientation equipment system, allowing it to install and retrieve subsea trees and modules, including subsea structures and manifolds.
BP awarded a USD-750-million contract to Wood Group PSN for delivery of engineering, procurement, and construction services to six UK continental shelf offshore upstream assets and the Forties Pipeline System onshore midstream facilities in Grangemouth, UK. The contract includes options for two, one‑year extensions.
Icon Offshore Group was awarded multiple contracts, with a combined value of approximately USD 12.3 million, to provide offshore support vessels in Malaysia. Icon will supply a straight supply vessel to EQ Petroleum Production Malaysia and received contract extensions to provide one utility supply vessel and one anchor handling tug/supply vessel to unnamed operators. The new contract has a firm period of two years with option for a one-year extension.
Technip was awarded a contract by Tupi for the development of the Lula Alto field in the Santos Basin pre-salt area offshore Brazil. The contract covers the supply of 200 km of flexible pipe and related equipment, including gas lift, gas and water injection, and gas export and production lines. The specialized pipe is designed for water depths of up to 2500 m and a high-pressure environment. Technip's operating center in Rio de Janeiro will perform the project management and engineering, and the pipe will be produced at the company's manufacturing plants in Vitoria and Açu, Brazil. The delivery is scheduled to begin in the second half of the year.
EMAS Offshore was awarded a contract worth more than USD 30 million for the charter of four vessels for a major oil company operating in West Africa. Under the contract, the vessels will provide accommodation, anchor handling, towing, supplying and other support services. The average duration for the contract is approximately 1.3 years (including options), and work is expected to begin in the fourth quarter of the year.
Petrofac was awarded an approximately USD 900 million engineering and procurement contract by Petroleum Development Oman. Under the terms of the 4½-year contract, the company will provide reimbursable detailed engineering, construction, and commissioning support services for the Yibal Khuff project, 350 km southwest of Muscat.