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Subsea 7 Receives Pipeline Bundle Contract in North Sea

14 June 2010

Subsea 7, a subsea engineering and construction company, has received an engineering, procurement, installation and commissioning contract from BP Exploration Operating Company, for the Andrew Area development project in the UK sector of the North Sea. The contract is valued in excess of $135 million.

The Subsea 7 work scope is to engineer, procure, fabricate, install and commission a 28km pipeline bundle system consisting of production, gas lift and methanol pipelines. Also included is the installation of a 28km electro-hydraulic control umbilical, tie-ins of integrated subsea towhead structures, field testing and pre-commissioning works, Subsea 7 said.

The Andrew development is located 230km North East of Aberdeen in blocks 16/27a and 16/28, Central North Sea. The water depth is between 100m and 120m. Engineering has commenced in Subsea 7's offices in Aberdeen. The offshore phase will commence in early 2011.

Steph McNeill, vice president for UK region at Subsea 7, said: "We are extremely pleased to be awarded this major pipeline bundle project by BP, which builds upon our strong track record of successful bundle design, fabrication and installation. We look forward to helping bring on-stream the Andrew Area development in an efficient, timely and safe manner."