Milano, August 22 - Neftegaz.RU. Italian oilfield services contractor Saipem has been awarded contracts for the 2nd phase of the ExxonMobil led Liza field development offshore Guyana. It has also won an offshore work contract in Congo.
The overall value of the 2 contracts is approximately $700 million.
Once the Liza 2 has been sanctioned, Saipem will then perform detailed engineering, procurement, construction, and installation of the risers, flowlines, and associated structures and jumpers. Saipem will also transport and install umbilicals, manifolds, and associated foundations for the production, and water and gas injection systems.
Apart from the Liza 2 contract, Saipem said its subsidiary Boscongo had been awarded a new Offshore E&C contract in Congo for an MMO (Maintenance, Modifications & Operations) project in relation to the Centrale Electrique du Congo, which covers over half of the country’s electricity supply.
The scope of work includes the engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning, as well as the start-up and performance tests for the project, the purpose of which is to expand the capacity of the open cycle power plant located 15 km to the south east of Pointe Noire, in proximity to Saipem’s yard which will provide necessary support to the project activities. Output will be brought from the present 300 MW to 450 MW.