BP awards life-of-field service deal in Azerbaijan

Subsea 7 has been awarded a contract by BP Exploration for the provision of subsea inspection, maintenance and repair services on the Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli and Shah Deniz fields, offshore Azerbaijan.

The contract is worth between $US150 million and US$300 million.

Under the five-year agreement that begins this month, Subsea 7 will provide a life-of-field support vessel with work-class and observation-class remotely operated vehicles capable of performing inspection, survey, intervention, light subsea construction, surface diving and emergency response services.

The vessel will be supported by a Baku-based onshore project management and engineering team.

Additional specialist support will be provided from i-Tech Services’ operations centre at Aberdeen.

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