Subsea 7 has announced the award of a sizeable contract by Total E&P to Brazil for the development of the Lapa North East field located approximately 300 km off the coast of the State of São Paulo, at 2,150 metres water depth in the pre-salt Santos Basin.
The project includes the transport, installation and pre-commissioning of 35 km of flexible pipelines and 20 km of umbilical, connecting 5 wells to the FPSO Cidade de Caraguatatuba. Project management and engineering will begin immediately at Subsea 7’s office in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Offshore activities are due to commence in the final quarter 2019.
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