The offshore provider Wood Group was awarded with multi-year contract by Karoon Petroleo & Gas for support engineering services in Echidna field off Brazil. The contract will support the development of the field, implementing the best practices and expertise of the operator and the contractor. The technical requirements of the agreement consist of a Floating production unit (FPU) and subsea structures, as well as all bid package evaluations and execution phase. The equipped Floating production unit will be located in the Echidna field within the Santos Basin and moored in a maximum water depth of 400 m.
“Our ability to deliver local world-class design capabilities with a range of available tools and software made Wood Group a partner of choice for the field development project”, said the managing director of Wood Group Brazil’s office, Hugues Corrignan. “Wood Group’s competitive bid, provided an excellent opportunity for both companies to establish a mutually rewarding partnership for current and future developments”, added he.
The Echidna field is located in exploration blocks S-M-1102 and S-M-1037 on some 10 nautical miles north-east of Kangaroo prospect on the eastern flank of a salt diapir.
Wood Group is a multinational energy services company headquartered in Aberdeen, Scotland. It provides a range of engineering, production support and maintenance management services to the energy and industrial sectors worldwide.