Shell taps SapuraAcergy for work on Gumusut-Kakap project

SapuraAcergy has been awarded an $825 million contract for the development of the deepwater offshore Gumusut-Kakap field.

Offshore staff

LONDON -- SapuraAcergy has been awarded an $825 million contract for the development of the deepwater offshore Gumusut-Kakap field. The primary contract was awarded to TL Offshore by Sabah Shell Petroleum

The contract covers the engineering, procurement, transportation, and installation of an oil export pipeline and catenary riser, including the shore approach; flowlines, jumpers, steel catenary risers (SCRs), pipeline end terminations (PLET), and flowline inline structures (SLEDs); and mooring wires, chains, and piles for a semisubmersible floating production system (FPS) including towing to the offshore location and installation thereof

Engineering will begin immediately, with offshore installation scheduled for 2010 using the pipelay vesselSapura 3000. Water depth at Gumusut-Kakap is 1,200 m (3,937 ft).

03/17/2009

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