Subsea 7 Wins Work in the Dutch Sector of the North Sea from Total

Subsea 7 has received has been awarded a contract with a value in excess of US $70 million from Total E&P Nederland B.V. acting on behalf of its Partners for work in the Dutch Sector of the Southern North Sea.

Subsea 7 will undertake engineering, procurement, construction and installation of an 8" diameter flowline and umbilical systems, together with the associated tie-in and pull-in operations. The contract will also include the engineering, procurement, fabrication and installation of the subsea protective structure complete with the pipeline end manifold, integrated umbilical distribution equipment and associated activities.

Engineering work for the project will commence immediately with offshore construction scheduled to take place in multiple phases throughout 2007. The development will take place in the K6 Central Complex in a water depth of approximately 40 meters. When the K5F field comes onstream it will be exported via the K6 Central Complex for delivery to Gasunie, onshore in the Netherlands for supply to the local gas network.

Robin Davies, Regional Vice President, North Sea commented, "Following on from our successful completion in recent years of the L4G and MCP01 projects we are delighted to be continuing our working relationship with Total".