Subsea 7 to install Atoll subsea spread offshore Egypt

Offshore staff

LUXEMBOURG Pharaonic Petroleum Co. has awarded Subsea 7 S.A. an EPCI contract for the Atoll field offshore Egypt.

The contract scope includes the engineering, procurement, construction, and installation of more than 40 km (25 mi) of rigid pipelines and associated structures for the Atoll field, which will tie into the Taurt field at a water depth of 100 m (328 ft). A 105-km (65-mi) umbilical will also be installed linking the field to shore.

Engineering and procurement services have already commenced. Offshore campaigns will take place in the second half of 2017 and early 2018, using the Subsea 7 vessels Seven Borealis, Seven Eagle, and Seven Arctic. The work will be executed at water depths of more than 900 m (2,953 ft).

Discovered in March 2015, Atoll is in the North Damietta Offshore concession in the East Nile Delta offshore Egypt. Production is expected to begin in 2018.  

The development is executed and operated by Pharaonic Petroleum Co., BP’s joint venture with EGAS and Eni.


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