LUXEMBOURG– Shell has awarded Subsea 7 S.A. a contract for the deepwater Vito development in the US Gulf of Mexico.
The contract scope covers the project management, engineering, procurement, installation, and pull-in of two 12-in. infield production flowlines with 10-in. steel catenary risers (SCRs), one gas lift flowline and SCR, and the umbilical system.
Project management and engineering will take place in Houston, with support from Subsea 7’s specialist technical Pipeline Group in Glasgow, UK.
Offshore installation activities are scheduled for 2020 and 2021.
Located over four blocks in the Mississippi Canyon area, theVito development will consist of a semisubmersible host facility and eight subsea wells with deep (18,000 ft) in-well gas lift. First oil is scheduled for 2021.