Sapura Clinches New Contracts | Subsea World News

Sapura Energy Berhad has seen a strong start of the financial year with five new contracts valued at approximately RM1.3 billion.

The company secured Submarine Rescue Service contract for the Royal Australian Navy, along with other wins across Malaysia and Indonesia. Sapura also marked a new entry into Egypt for works in the Gulf of Suez.

Marking a new footprint in Egypt, Sapura Offshore has been awarded a subcontract by Pan Marine Petroleum Services Company. The scope of work comprises the installation of six new subsea pipelines in the Gulf of Suez for the Gulf of Suez Petroleum Company (GUPCO), a joint venture between BP and Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation.

Works will be carried out in various locations in the Morgan field, with an expected total pipelay of approximately 57 kilometers.

Furthermore, Sapura Drilling has secured two new contracts. The first contract is from ExxonMobil Exploration and Production Malaysia for the provision of its tender assist drilling rig, Sapura T-9.

The scope comprises the provision of barge tender assisted drilling rig services for a period of three years at the Tabu field, offshore Peninsular Malaysia.

Sapura Drilling has also been awarded a contract extension by PETRONAS Carigali for the provision of semi tender assisted drilling rig, Sapura Berani.

The contract entails the drilling of nine wells at the Sumandak, Erb West and Dulang facilities, offshore Sabah and Peninsular Malaysia.

In Indonesia, Sapura Offshore, in a joint venture with PT Timas Suplindo, has won a contract from Eni East Sepinggan.

The contract is for Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation works for two 16-inch diameter offshore rigid pipelines from the Jangkrik facility to a future manifold near Merakes drilling centres.

Works will be carried out at water depths of between 70 meters to 1400 meters. The total length of the pipeline system is approximately 95 kilometers.

The scope of work includes design, fabrication and offshore installation of foreseen structures, deep water pipeline end terminations (PLETs) and in-line tee (ILT) systems for the East Sepinggan Block, East Kalimantan, Indonesia.

In addition, Sapura’s subsidiary Total Marine Technology  (TMT), has been awarded key roles in the Submarine Rescue Service contract by Phoenix International (Australia) for the Royal Australian Navy.

TMT has been selected to design and fabricate a Remotely Operated Vehicle, including to design and supply the external propulsion and non-life support-related electrical and control systems as well as the Submarine Rescue Bell.

The rescue system will be accepted into operational service in 2022.

The ‘primary mission’ of the system is to deliver rescue capability to the Royal Australian Navy’s submarine fleet. The system will also be capable of supporting other submarine operating nations by means of the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organisation) standard escape hatch.

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