Serica Energy lets Belinda field contract to Subsea7

May 28, 2024
Serica Energy let a contract to advance work at Belinda field in the UK Central North Sea.

Serica Energy PLC has let a contract to Subsea7 SA for work at the Belinda field development southeast of the Triton FPSO about 190 km east of Aberdeen in the UK Central North Sea in 95 m of water.

The contract scope includes project management, engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) of a 5-km, 8-in. OD production pipeline with a 3-in. piggy-backed gas lift line and an electro-hydraulic controls umbilical.

Subsea7’s scope also includes associated subsea structures and tie-ins to the Triton FPSO operated by Dana Petroleum via an existing production manifold near the Triton riser base and for controls at the Evelyn valve skid.

Project management and engineering work will commence immediately in Aberdeen. Offshore activities are scheduled to begin in third-quarter 2025.

Belinda is being developed as a single well tieback to the Triton FPSO. A delopment well will be drilled in first-half 2025 with production scheduled to begin in first-quarter 2026 (OGJ Online, May 20, 2024).

Serica Energy is 100% owner and operator of Belinda.


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Alex Procyk | Upstream Editor

Alex Procyk is Upstream Editor at Oil & Gas Journal. He has also served as a principal technical professional at Halliburton and as a completion engineer at ConocoPhillips. He holds a BS in chemistry (1987) from Kent State University and a PhD in chemistry (1992) from Carnegie Mellon University. He is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE).