DOF Subsea To Support Deep Panuke Project In Canada
17 November 2008
17 November 2008
DOF Subsea has been awarded a contract by EnCana Corporation to provide specialist subsea services from its multipurpose support vessel, the Skandi Bergen on the Deep Panuke project, offshore Nova Scotia, Canada.
The contract value is estimated to be in the region of US$6.3 million.
The scope of work, which will be managed by DOF Subsea Canada, includes the removal of sections of decommissioned cables and flowlines, pre-lay survey and wellhead measurement.
Preparatory work will commence with immediate effect, in readiness for the operational phase, which is expected to be implemented during December 2008.
The Deep Panuke project involves the installation of facilities required to produce and process natural gas, which will be processedoffshore and transported, via subsea pipeline to Nova Scotia for further transport to market.
Ciaran O'Donnell, DOF Subsea UK's Regional Manager for the UK, Atlantic and the Mediterranean says, “We're delighted to be delivering our services from one of our own vessels, the Skandi Bergen. The award of this contract gives us the opportunity to further demonstrate our ability to deliver superior world class services in complex and challenging environments, and demonstrates our commitment to ongoing expansion in the subsea construction support market.”
DOF Subsea currently owns the largest and most modern fleet of subsea construction vessels in the world. Including vessels and ROVs that are under construction as part of an extensive new build programme, the company owns 25 offshore vessels, 31 ROV systems, 1 AUV system, and diving spreads.