Engineering and development main Saipem has secured two contracts price a complete of $912 million (EUR 850 million) from tasks in Côte d’Ivoire and Italy.
Saipem mentioned one of many contracts, awarded by Eni Côte d’Ivoire and its accomplice Petroci, is a Subsea Umbilicals, Risers and Flowlines (SURF) deal for the event of the Baleine Part 2 undertaking. The corporate mentioned in its media launch the undertaking takes its identify from the oil and gasoline subject, positioned offshore Côte d’Ivoire at a 3,940 toes (1,200 meters) water depth.
In accordance with Saipem, the scope of labor encompasses the Engineering, Procurement, Building and Set up (EPCI) of roughly 12.4 miles (20 km) of inflexible strains, 6.2 miles (10 km) of versatile risers and jumpers and 9.3 miles (15 km) of umbilicals linked to a devoted floating unit. The set up works will probably be carried out by Saipem’s offshore development vessels and can happen in 2024.
With this new award, Saipem mentioned it brings an additional strategic contribution to the historical past of the Baleine subject and strengthens its presence in Côte d’Ivoire. Saipem contributed to the drilling actions of Baleine Part 1 by deploying the Saipem 10000 and Saipem 12000 vessels, adopted up by the execution of two contracts for Baleine Part 1 in fast-track mode.
The corporate mentioned that the second contract has been awarded to Saipem, via a brief affiliation of corporations with Rosetti Marino and Micoperi, by Snam Rete Gasoline for the development of the services for the brand new Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) to be positioned within the Adriatic Sea offshore Ravenna, Italy.
The undertaking consists of the Engineering, Procurement, Building and Set up (EPCI) of a brand new offshore facility, linked to the prevailing one, for the docking and mooring of the FSRU, to be linked to shore by way of a 26” offshore pipeline 5.2 miles (8.5 km) in size, plus a 1.6 miles (2.6 km) onshore pipeline and a parallel fibre optic cable. The shore crossing will make the most of a microtunneling system to reduce environmental impacts. Offshore operations will probably be executed by Saipem’s pipelay barge Castoro 10, the corporate mentioned.
The brand new FSRU will allow a rise in Italy’s LNG import capability, thus enhancing the nation’s power safety due to the diversification of gasoline sources, Saipem famous.
The 2 new offers observe these Saipem secured final month, one for Eni Congo and the opposite for BP, for a complete worth of round $700 million. The primary is to transform Scarabeo 5 semisubmersible drilling unit right into a separation and boosting plant (Floating Manufacturing Unit – FPU), Saipem mentioned on the time.
The second contract, awarded by BP, is for offshore actions within the Gulf of Mexico. The contract is said to the Argos Floating Manufacturing Unit (FPU) positioned within the Inexperienced Canyon Block 780, roughly 4,590 toes (1,400 meter) water depth.
Saipem Constellation will perform the marine actions required for the undertaking, which will probably be managed by Saipem’s execution middle in Houston, a strategic hub for the corporate’s actions within the area, the corporate mentioned.
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