Petrobras contracts Subsea 7 for work offshore Brazil

Petrobras has awarded Subsea 7 a $200 million contract for the Tambau Urugua and P-56 developments in the deepwater Santos and Campos basins offshore Brazil.

Offshore staff

ABERDEEN, UK -- Petrobras has awarded Subsea 7 a $200 million contract for the Tambau Urugua and P-56 developments in the deepwater Santos and Campos basins offshore Brazil.

The Tambau Urugua scope of work is to engineer, install, and commission two 12-in. (30-cm) rigid steel, 14.5 km (9 mi) long client supplied gas flowlines and associated subsea equipment. The P-56 scope is to engineer, procure, install, and commission two 12-in. (30-cm) rigid steel, 13 km (8 mi) long oil export pipelines, connecting the semisubmersibleP-56 platform to the FPSO P-38, and one 10-in. (25-cm) rigid steel 8.6 km (5.3 mi) gas export pipeline from the P-56 platform to the semisubmersible P-51 platform. The pipelines and pipeline end terminations will be supplied by Subsea 7.

The offshore pipeline installation campaign will take place during 2010 and will be carried out by one of Subsea 7's pipeline installation vessels.

All engineering and project management work will be conducted at Subsea 7's offices, in Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and the fabrication of the rigid pipeline will be carried out at Subsea 7's pipeline fabrication spoolbase at Ubu, Brazil.

03/03/2009

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