Another Kizomba satellite development contract let

Esso Exploration Angola (Block 15) Ltd. has awarded to GE Oil & Gas a contract for subsea equipment for its Kizomba satellite project in Block 15 off Angola.

By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Sept. 8
-- Esso Exploration Angola (Block 15) Ltd. has awarded to GE Oil & Gas a contract for subsea equipment for its Kizomba satellite project in Block 15 off Angola.

The Kizomba satellites will produce to the existing Kizomba A and B field developments.

GE will supply subsea trees, manifolds, jumpers, and connectors; controls equipment; umbilical termination assemblies; subsea distribution units; and flying leads.

Topside equipment will be installed at the Kizomba A and B floating production, storage, and offloading vessels.

Previously Esso had let a tieback contract to Saipem SPA (OGJ Online, Aug. 3, 2009).

The ExxonMobil Corp. subsidiary expects production from the Mavacola and Clochas satellite fields to peak in 2010-12 at 125,000 b/d.

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