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Subsea 7 SA Awarded BP PLC's Schiehallion Field Project

08 January 2013

Subsea 7 SA has been awarded a BP plc project, worth approximately $30 million, under the SCIRM Frame Agreement Contract to support the redevelopment of the Schiehallion Field, west of Shetland.

The scope includes the provision of a subsea construction vessel for a period of five months to perform the disconnection of the risers subsea prior to the removal and replacement of the existing FPSO.

The work will be engineered and managed from Subsea 7ís office in Aberdeen, with offshore work due to commence in early 2013.

Subsea 7ís UK and Canada Vice President, Steph McNeill, said: "We are pleased to be awarded this important project from BP. Subsea 7 has been providing subsea construction, inspection, repair and maintenance in the harsh deepwater environment west of Shetland for more than 18 years"