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    Skandi Navica set to work for BP

    News // November 8, 2002
    Subsea 7 is to install pipelines and an umbilical for BP Exploration Operating Company Limited in the Schiehallion Phase IV (Claw) Development, which is located 7km from the Schiehallion FPSO (floating production storage and offloading unit), West of Shetland in water depths of up to 450m.

    The contract, valued in excess of $15 million is for 1 x 10in rigid production pipeline of 6.20km, 1 x 10in rigid water injection pipeline of 5.20km, 1 x 12in rigid water injection pipeline of 2.77km and 1 x 8in rigid gas lift pipeline of 5.25 km.

    The Claw development will comprise subsea wells with oil production tied back to the FPSO through a subsea rigid pipeline and a combination of tie-ins of gas lift and water injection lines to existing risers and subsea infrastructure local to the Schiehallion FPSO.

    Project preparations are ongoing with the offshore programme scheduled to commence in May 2003. In addition to Skandi Navica for rigid pipelay, Subsea 7 vessel, Nordica, will undertake the pipelay support and umbilical installation.

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