Subsea 7 Secures Shell Contract for Fram Development

Oilfield services firm Subsea 7 announced Monday that it has been awarded a $135 million contract by Shell to provide engineering services to the Fram oil and gas development in the central North Sea.

Subsea 7 said that the project includes the engineering, procurement, fabrication and installation of an approximately three-mile, 44-inch diameter pipeline bundle along with integrated manifolds and tie-in structures.

Project management and engineering work will begin immediately and will be managed from Subsea 7's offices in Aberdeen, Scotland, added the company. Bundle fabrication work will take place at Subsea 7's Wester fabrication yard at Wick.

Steph McNeill, Subsea 7's vice president for the UK and Canada, commented in a statement:

"We are pleased to have been awarded these significant projects from Shell for their Fram Field development in the UK. Subsea 7 has a well-established track record of safe and successful bundle design, fabrication and installation, with over 70 bundles produced since 1978."


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