Subsea 7 was awarded with new contract by the Australian energy company Woodside for subsea tie-back of adjacent fields of Goodwyn Alpha platform, related with the Greater Western Flank Phase 2 (GWF-2) project in Australian offshore economic zone. The new contact includes installation of manifolds, umbilicals and spool pieces, together with the pre-commissioning of the system. The contract will commence in 2018 and total value is in range 50-150 million USD. The project management and engineering will begin immediately from Subsea 7’s office in Perth, Australia, with offshore operations scheduled to begin in 2018.
“We are delighted to have been awarded this project from Woodside Energy Ltd. This is the fourth award from Woodside in recent times, and we are pleased to be able to continue this strong working relationship”, said the Managing Director of Subsea 7 Australia and New Zealand, Andy Woolgar.
The Greater Western Flank Phase 2 (GWF-2) project is located off the north-west coast of Australia. It will develop 45 billion cbm of raw gas (2P 100% project basis) from the combined Keast, Dockrell, Sculptor, Rankin, Lady Nora and Pemberton fields using subsea infrastructure and 35 km subsea pipeline connected to the Goodwyn A platform.
In 2015, Subsea 7 was awarded with another contract of Woodside Energy Ltd for the Persephone Work Pack 2 Fabrication, Subsea Installation and Diving Services project, offshore Australia. The contract included subsea production manifold with production fluids transported to the existing North Rankin Complex (NRC).