Cameron to supply deepwater subsea oil production systems for Erha

Offshore staff

HOUSTON – Esso Exploration and Production Nigeria has awarded Cameron a contract to supply the subsea systems for the deepwater Erha North Phase 2 offshore Nigeria.

Reuters reports that the contract includes 32 subsea wellheads that will tieback to the existing Erha FPSO, as well as five subsea production trees, two water injection trees, three manifolds, production and topsides controls, and associated equipment.

The project is scheduled to go onstream in 2015, reports Reuters, at a production rate of 50,000 b/d of oil.

Erha and Erha North projects are in water depths of between 1,000 and 1,200 m (3,280 and 3,936 ft) in the Gulf of Guinea, approximately 97 km (60 mi) offshore. Operator ExxonMobil holds a 56.25% interest, while Shell holds the remaining 43.75%.


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