TotalEnergies EP has let a subsea production systems contract to TechnipFMC PLC for the CLOV3 development in Block 17, offshore Angola.
The contract is the first under the companies’ new framework agreement covering subsea trees for brownfield developments in the block. The CLOV3 contract includes subsea trees and associated controls, umbilical termination assemblies, jumpers, and services.
Comprising four oil fields (Cravo, Lirio, Orquidea, and Violeta), CLOV is the fourth TotalEnergies-operated production hub in Block 17 in the Angolan deep offshore. The fields are developed simultaneously, and their production is fed into a single all-electric FPSO.
Block 17 is operated by TotalEnergies with a 38% interest. Partners are Equinor (22.16%), ExxonMobil (19%), BP Exploration Angola Ltd. (15.84%), and Sonangol P&P (5%). The contractor group operates four FPSOs in the main production areas of the block, namely Girassol, Dalia, Pazflor, and CLOV (OGJ Online, Dec. 3, 2021).
The service provider values the contract between $75-250 million.