Saipem: Installation for Absheron project postponed to Q3 2020
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Aug.24
By Leman Zeynalova – Trend:
For Total E&P, procurement and construction are nearing completion, while installation for the Absheron project, which includes engineering, procurement, construction and installation of pipelines and umbilical systems in the Caspian Sea, has been postponed to the third quarter of this year, Italian Saipem company told Trend.
In consortium with Bos-shelf/Star Gulf Saipem was awarded by Total E&P Absheron BV the Absheron Early Production Scheme Project, consisting of Engineering, Procurement, Supply, Fabrication, Installation and Pre-commissioning of an Umbilical Riser and Flowline Package.
In October 2018, Saipem was awarded a contract for the development of Azerbaijan’s Absheron gas field.
Total awarded a SURF (subsea, umbilical, riser and flowline) contract to the consortium between Saipem’s subsidiary, Saipem Contracting Netherlands BV, Boshelf LLC and STAR GULF FZCO, for the development of the Absheron field.
The scope of work includes engineering, procurement, fabrication and offshore installation, assistance to commissioning and to performance testing of a 12” single production flowline and its Flowline End Termination structure (FLET), and of a main umbilical, both being approximately 34 km in length.
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