Saipem wins new contract offshore NigeriaProjects and Operations // October 16, 2009
Saipem has been awarded a new offshore contract worth over US$200 million for the subsea development of the Bonga North-West field, located in the Oil Mining Lease (OML) 118, approximately 120km off the Nigerian coast.
The contract was awarded by Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCo), and encompasses engineering, procurement, fabrication, installation and pre-commissioning services for 13km of 10in/12in production pipe-in-pipe flowlines, 4km of 12in water injection flowlines as well as related production facilities. The contract also includes the installation of 15km of umbilicals.
Bonga North-West is located in approximately 900-1,200m of water, and will be developed with 12 subsea wells tied back into the Bonga main infrastructure.
Marine activities will be carried out mainly by Saipem FDS and Saipem 3000, in different time-frames between the second half of 2012 and the last quarter of 2013.