Shell lets contract for Bonga Northwest flowlines

Shell Nigeria Exploration & Production Co. Ltd. let a contract to Saipem SPA to carry out subsea development of Bonga Northwest field on OML 118 about 120 km off Nigeria.

Oct 15th, 2009

Uchenna Izundu
OGJ International Editor

LONDON, Oct. 15 -- Shell Nigeria Exploration & Production Co. Ltd. let a contract to Saipem SPA to carry out subsea development of Bonga Northwest field on OML 118 about 120 km off Nigeria.

Saipem will carry out engineering, procurement, fabrication, installation, and precommissioning services for 13 km of 10-12 in. production pipe-in-pipe flowlines and 4 km of 12-in. water injection flowlines as well as related production facilities. The $200 million contract also includes installation of 15 km of umbilicals.

Bonga Northwest is in 900-1,200 m 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 vessels during the second half of 2012 and the last quarter of 2013.

Contact Uchenna Izundu at uchennai@pennwell.com.

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