HOUSTON -- Oceaneering International, Inc. has been awarded a contract to provide services and products to support the design, fabrication, and installation of ancillary flowline hardware for the Appomattox development in the Mississippi Canyon area of the US Gulf of Mexico for Shell Offshore Inc.
The scope of work for ancillary flowline hardware will include the procurement and installation of pre-lay and post-lay crossing mattresses, flowline jumper fabrication and installation, manifold installation, as well as the design, procurement, fabrication, and installation of subsea buoyancy for flowline thermal expansion.
Oceaneering's US-flagged vessel,Ocean Evolution, scheduled for delivery in the latter part this year, is expected to be used to perform the offshore installation services in various phases beginning late 2017 and ending sometime in 2019. The company is also expected to provide project management, engineering, remotely operated vehicle services, survey services, subsea tooling, and global data solution services to Shell as needed for this work.
Oceaneering was previously awarded the control umbilicals contract for thedeepwater Gulf of Mexico development.