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Petrobras Contracts Subsea 7 for SURF Work in Campos Basin

12 December 2011

Subsea 7 SA has announced award of a $200-million SURF (subsea umbilical riser and flowline) contract from Petróleo Brasileiro.

The Campos basin project, 80 km (50 mi) offshore Brazil, includes management, engineering, procurement, and installation of two 34-in OD rigid oil lines 4.5 km (2.8 mi) long in 70 m (230 ft) water depth, plus umbilicals and related subsea equipment.

The subsea layout is an offshore terminal for temporary oil storage, an offloading unit, and two mono-buoys connected to the subsea system through flexible hoses and umbilicals.

Engineering and project management begin immediately with offshore operations due to commence in the first half of 2013 using a number of Subsea 7’s pipelay and construction vessels.