Subsea 7 has announced that it has been award of a big contract by Cooper Energy for the Sole Development Project, offshore Australia.
The Sole gas field is located in the eastern part of the Gippsland Basin, approximately 40km offshore Victoria, Australia.
The contract scope consists of the subsea tie-back of the Sole well to the Orbost Gas Plant, including the fabrication and installation of 64 km of pipeline, spool and manifold, along with installation of a 64 km umbilical and the commissioning of the system.
Andy Woolgar, managing director, Australia and New Zealand, said: “This award draws upon Subsea 7’s substantial experience of delivering projects in the Gippsland Basin over the last 40 years. We look forward to leveraging this established and proven record in pipeline fabrication and offshore installation to help Cooper Energy as it develops its offshore gas resources.”
Subsea 7 said that project management and engineering has already started and offshore operations scheduled to commence in 2018.