Saipem

Saipem has awarded Ocean Installer a USD-50-million contract for installation of steel catenary lazy-wave risers, freestanding hybrid risers, and export pipelines for Petrobras’ Iracema field and other projects in the Santos basin presalt area, offshore Brazil. The scope of work specifies a wide range of services including survey, metrology, installation-aid deployment/recovery, and precommissioning. Ocean Installer will use the construction support vessel Normand Clipper during these operations. The Iracema field is operated by Petrobras (65%), with partners BG Group(25%) and Galp (10%).