Saipem’s scope covers the design, fabrication and installation of subsea structures, risers, flowlines and umbilicals for the extensive subsea production system.
Subject to government approval, final investment decision by the Stabroek partners and an authorization to proceed with the final phase, Saipem will start detailed engineering and procurement.
In the Egyptian sector of the Mediterranean Sea, Saipem will transport, install and pre-commission 170 km of umbilicals for Petrobel for the latest phase of the Zohr gas field development.
The umbiilcals will be laid between the central control platform, in 70 m water depth, and the subsea production system and facilities in 1,500 m water depth. Saipem expects to start the offshore campaign next summer.