Norwegian subsea service provider Subsea 7 has been awarded a contract by Shell for the Penguins Redevelopment Project, northeast of the Shetland Islands, offshore UK.

The engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract covers the fabrication of two pipeline bundles containing pipe-in-pipe production flowlines, gas lift flowlines and control systems. Additionally, it includes the fabrication of a 9km gas export pipeline, flexible riser system, dynamic umbilical riser system and associated subsea tie-ins.

Offshore work under the contract are scheduled for 2020 and 2021.

“Following the successful conclusion of a competitive design competition, we are pleased to have the opportunity to bring our extensive expertise to a project of this importance. In doing so it demonstrates Shell’s confidence in our value-adding solutions, and continues a successful North Sea collaboration that has been in place since 1984,” said Jonathan Tame, Subsea 7’s vice president for UK & Canada.

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