Total lets Laggan-Tormore pipeline contract

Total E&P UK Ltd. let a contract valued at more than $250 million to Subsea 7 Inc. for work on pipelines and umbilicals in its development of Laggan and Tormore deepwater gas fields west of the Shetland Islands in the UK North Sea.

By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Oct. 1
-- Total E&P UK Ltd. let a contract valued at more than $250 million to Subsea 7 Inc. for work on pipelines and umbilicals in its development of Laggan and Tormore deepwater gas fields west of the Shetland Islands in the UK North Sea.

Subsea 7 will handle engineering, fabrication, and installation of 141 km of 8-in. and 2-in. piggy-backed service pipelines and engineering, supply, and installation of 124-km and 17-km control umbilicals and associated subsea structures and tie-ins.

The fields are in 600 m of water about 140 km off the Shetland Islands, where Total is building a gas processing at Sullom Voe to handle Laggan-Tormore production (OGJ, Mar. 22, 2010, Newsletter).

Total, with 80% interest, expects production to peak at 93,000 boe/d of gas and concensate. DONG E&P (UK) Ltd. holds 20%.

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