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.

5/7/2012

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

Whitepapers

Logistics Risk Management in the Transformer Industry

Transformers often are shipped thousands of miles, involving multiple handoffs,and more than a do...

Secrets of Barco UniSee Mount Revealed

Last year Barco introduced UniSee, a revolutionary large-scale visualization platform designed to...

The Time is Right for Optimum Reliability: Capital-Intensive Industries and Asset Performance Management

Imagine a plant that is no longer at risk of a random shutdown. Imagine not worrying about losing...

Going Digital: The New Normal in Oil & Gas

In this whitepaper you will learn how Keystone Engineering, ONGC, and Saipem are using software t...