Shell awards Vito installation contract

Jumbo has been awarded the installation contract for the Shell deep-water Vito development in the US Gulf of Mexico.

The Vito development is located in the Mississippi Canyon, about 150 miles south of New Orleans, Louisiana in a water depth of more than 1,219 metres.

Jumbo Offshore Vice President Roddy Lafontaine said the installation contract involves the initial pre-lay of the mooring system and the subsequent tow and hook-up of the floating production and storage unit (FPS).

The Vito development is owned by Shell Offshore (63.1 per cent) and Statoil USA (36.8 per cent).

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