Hess Taps Intecsea for Subsea System, FEED at GOM Pony Project

Intecsea has announced award of the Subsea System and the Tension Leg Platform (TLP) Hull and Mooring Front End Engineering Design (FEED) for Hess Corporation's Pony project in the Gulf of Mexico. The work commenced in mid-September and will continue through early next year. Hess Corporation is the operator and sole owner of the lease located in Green Canyon Block 468 and 469 in 3,200 to 3,800 feet water depth.

The Subsea System scope incorporates the design of all subsea components including trees, jumpers, subsea structures, flowlines, umbilicals, risers, and subsea control systems. The TLP Hull and Mooring scope includes: hull sizing and global performance; design of the hull structure, hull systems, and the tendon moorings and foundations; procurement support includes development of procurement packages for long lead components and construction support. The TLP is a conventional four-column hull supporting wet trees only.