Ocean Installer awarded installation contract

Talisman Sinopec Energy UK Limited (Talisman Sinopec Energy) has awarded Ocean Installer a contract for umbilical installation at the Arkwright field in the UK sector of the North Sea.

The scope of the work is to install a new 11.5km umbilical between the Arbroath platform and the Arkwright subsea manifold. This includes pre-lay engineering and route verification, and umbilical installation, including monitoring and testing. All crossing engineering and installation of protection mattresses and burial of the umbilical are included.

Engineering and project management onshore will take place in Ocean Installer’s Aberdeen office and the long-term chartered light construction support vessel (LCSV) Normand Mermaid will be utilised for the offshore work.

The contract was awarded following a competitive tendering process.