Aveon to supply subsea components for Bonga NW

Offshore staff

LAGOS, Nigeria – FMC Technologies has subcontracted Aveon Offshore to fabricate components for the subsea production system for Shell’s Bonga North West project offshore Nigeria.

Aveon’s $30 million-plus contract involves structural steel procurement, fabrication, and load-out of around 1,000 tons of subsea structures, including two four-slot production manifolds with associated suction piles, well jumpers, tubing head frames, christmas tree ROV panels, and control system elements.

The company, formerly known as Grinaker-LTA Construction Nigeria, will execute this program at its 240,000-sq m (2.58-million sq ft) fabrication yard in Rumuolumeni, near Port Harcourt, generating more than 200,000 man-hours of work.

Load-out and sail-away of the manifolds for offshore installation is scheduled for March 2013.

To fulfil some of the project requirements, Aveon has acquired equipment including a horizontal boring machine, funded by Shell as part of its Nigerian Content development initiative.


Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now


Maximizing Operational Excellence

In a recent survey conducted by PennEnergy Research, 70% of surveyed energy industry professional...

Leveraging the Power of Information in the Energy Industry

Information Governance is about more than compliance. It’s about using your information to drive ...

Reduce Engineering Project Complexity

Engineering document management presents unique and complex challenges. A solution based in Enter...

Revolutionizing Asset Management in the Electric Power Industry

With the arrival of the Industrial Internet of Things, data is growing and becoming more accessib...