Subsea 7 awarded SURF contract for Petrobras’ P-79 FPSO

Subsea 7 awarded SURF contract for Petrobras’ P-79 FPSO

27 May 2022

Norwegian Subsea 7 has been awarded an engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract by Brazilian NOC Petrobras for P-79 FPSO’s subsea umbilicals, risers and flowlines. The vessel is part of the eighth development phase of the Búzios field.

The contract scope covers 126km of rigid risers and flowlines, 98km of flexible pipes and 88km of umbilicals. Mooring lines and hook-up to the FPSO are also included.

The value of the work has not been disclosed, but it is understood to be worth approximately US$1bn.

Project management and engineering will be conducted by Subsea 7’s offices in Rio de Janeiro and Paris.

Fabrication of the equipment, meanwhile, will be carried out at the Ubu spoolbase in Brazil’s Espírito Santo state.

The P-79 FPSO is expected to be operational in 2025.

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