Saipem Wins Contract Offshore Nigeria

A contract has been awarded to Saibos, an equally owned joint venture between Saipem and Bouygues Offshore, by Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited (MPN) for production facilities to develop the Yoho and Awawa fields.

The contractual scope of work includes: project management, engineering, procurement, construction, transportation and installation, hook up and commissioning of one Production platform, pipeline laying and the other facility installation.

The vessel Castoro Otto will install the platform and lay the pipelines between late 2003 and early 2004, whereas the vessel Saipem 7000 will install the deck during the second half of 2004.The contract is expected to be completed by year-end 2004.