Subsea 7 awarded contract in US Gulf of Mexico

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Subsea 7 has been awarded a contract by Murphy Exploration and Production Company for the subsea installation services related to the Samurai, Khaleesi, and Mormont developments tying back to the King’s Quay semi-submersible platform.

This contract covers the tie back of seven subsea wells to the King’s Quay host facility. The project scope includes engineering, procurement, construction, installation, and commissioning (EPCIC) of all subsea equipment including PLETs, PLEMs, umbilicals and distribution hardware, production and export flowlines and jumpers, as well as the wet tow in the Gulf of Mexico to the fields and mooring system installation of the semi-submersible FPS.

Fabrication of the flowlines and risers will take place at Subsea 7’s spoolbase in Ingleside, Texas, while offshore operations will commence in 2021.

The King’s Quay host facility is approximately 280 kilometres south of New Orleans in the Green Canyon area of the Gulf of Mexico.

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