Xcite awards North Sea Bentley oil field pipelay contract

Offshore staff

STAVANGER, Norway – Ocean Installer has a letter of intent from Xcite Energy Resources for work on the Bentley heavy oil development in the UK northern North Sea.

This involves laying two 2.1-km (1.3-mi) oil export pipelines from the Rowan Norway production jackup to a shuttle tanker. The program should be performed in April, using a vessel subcontracted from Reef Subsea Power and Umbilical.

According to Steinar Riise, CEO of Ocean Installer, the contract marks the company’s entry into the UK subsea sector.


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