- News - December 20, 2004
Third Dutch Sector award
for Subsea 7
International underwater contractor Subsea 7
today received the letter of intent from Wintershall
for work associated with the F16 project, in the
Dutch Sector of the North Sea. Contract value
is circa $4M.
Scope of work includes the installation of spoolpieces
and the associated works for the F16-A project
in water depths to 40 metres.
The work will be performed in two distinct phases.
The first phase of the work will be performed
by one of Subsea 7’s construction vessels
at the turn of the year, to install the side tap
protection structure. The second phase of the
work is to be executed in the third quarter of
2005 and includes the metrology, fabrication and
installation of the F16A spoolpieces and the hydrotesting
of the pipelines between F16A and K2.
Vice President for Subsea 7 UK, Bob Gifford,
commented: “Subsea 7 look forward to continuing
their good relationship with Wintershall, and
with our recent award from Total and current work
for Shell in the Dutch sector we believe this
award strengthens our position of contractor of
choice for construction work in the Dutch sector.”
For more information, contact:
Lyndsay Cruickshank on +44 1224 344606
Pat Stephen on +44 1224 344508 or +44 7712 427608
Notes to editors:
1. Subsea 7 is one of the world’s leading
subsea engineering contractors. The company has
offshore operations supported out of the UK, Norway,
Asia Pacific, Brazil, Gulf of Mexico, West Africa,
Middle East and the Caspian and employs 3000 world-wide.
Subsea 7 has a fleet of remotely operated vehicles
(ROVs), four pipeline construction yards and 15
modern, high specification dynamically positioned
ships capable of deepwater reeled and flexible
pipelay, deepwater subsea construction and saturation
diving. Website: www.subsea7.com
2. Wintershall is the third largest producer
of natural gas in the Netherlands and is the operating
company for 23 offshore platforms. The southern
North Sea is one of Wintershall's traditional
Wintershall has been active in the exploration
and production of oil and gas for over 70 years.
The company has its headquarters in Kassel and
is now Germany's largest producer of crude oil
and natural gas. In its exploration and production
activities, Wintershall is deliberately focusing
on selected core regions where the company possesses
a wealth of regional and technological expertise.
These regions include Europe, North Africa and
South America, as well as Russia and the Caspian