LONDON –Bennu Oil and Gas has contracted Ceona to work on the Clipper Contingency Umbilical Installation Project in the Gulf of Mexico. The project is to install 1.1 mi (1.77 km) of dymanic umbilical and two 15-mi (24-km) electrical quad cables in more than 3,000 ft (914 m) of water.
Project management and engineering will come from Ceona's offices in Houston. Offshore work is planned to commence in May 2014 using theNormand Pacific. The vessel is chartered by Ceona and, once delivered in April 2014, it will be fitted with a 75 metric ton (82 ton) vertical lay tower and two new high-specification Work Class ROVs for deepwater flexible installation and subsea construction. The vessel is 122 m (400 ft) long by 23 m (75 ft) in beam and also has a 200 ton knuckle boom crane.