Subsea 7 awarded contracts offshore Azerbaijan
Subsea 7 has been awarded two contracts by BP Exploration for the Azeri Central East (ACE) project in the Azeri-Chirag-Deepwater Gunashli (ACG) field in the Caspian Sea in a water depth of approximately 140 metres.
The work scopes comprise engineering and fabrication of subsea structures; engineering, transport, and installation of spools; the launching of a 16,200-tonne jacket; and the float-over of an 18,500-tonne topside.
The contracts will be executed in consortium with BOS Shelf, which will be responsible for the fabrication, logistics, and facilities support. Engineering work shall commence immediately from Subsea 7’s office in France and offshore execution is expected to take place in 2021 and 2022.