TechnipFMC has been awarded a subsea installation contract by Chevron Australia, for the Gorgon Stage Two development, located offshore Western Australia.
The Phase 2 development aims to upgrade the project’s existing subsea facilities to ensure production is maintained for future gas supply.
The contract covers the project management and engineering, transportation, installation and pre-commissioning of umbilicals and flying leads as well as manifolds. The award also includes fabrication, transportation, installation and testing of rigid spools.
TechnipFMC will leverage local capabilities as well as its global pipelay fleet for the offshore campaign.
Hallvard Hasselknippe, president of TechnipFMC’s Subsea business, said: “We are pleased TechnipFMC has been selected for this significant contract. We value our long-term, collaborative relationship and are committed to bring the best assets and our solid experience in project execution, fabrication and installation to the field.”
The Gorgon project is operated by Chevron Australia and is a joint venture of the Australian subsidiaries of Chevron (46.3 per cent), ExxonMobil (25 per cent), Shell (25 per cent), Osaka Gas (1.25 per cent), Tokyo Gas (1 per cent) and JERA (0.417 per cent).