Ceona, MPL team up offshore Nigeria
- Business & Finance
Ceona, SURF contractor with heavy subsea construction capabilities, has been recently awarded two new contracts in Nigeria along with its local strategic partner Marine Platforms Limited (MPL).
The contracts, which are worth a total of more than $30 million, will see Ceona providing vessels and its installation expertise on the ENI NAE (Nigerian Agip Exploration Limited) ABO12 well completion, as well as supporting MPL on the Sea Eagle FPSO on behalf of SPDC (Shell Petroleum Development Company).
Engineering has already started on the ABO12 project with the full scope of work involving the installation of flexibles, umbilicals and a PLEM suction pile system. Offshore work is planned for February 2015.
Mark Preece, Executive VP Commercial and Business Development at Ceona, said: “These contracts reinforce the high value, all-encompassing subsea construction service that Ceona is delivering to clients. It also demonstrates the strong strategic partnership we have developed with MPL in the country, and how it is supporting our growing geographical footprint across West Africa.”
Ceona is a SURF and heavy subsea construction contractor in the deepwater market, specialising in full-service engineering, pipelay and construction project management and execution, including floater installation (Semi, TLP, SPAR). With backing from majority shareholder Goldman Sachs Capital Partners, Ceona is developing its fleet of state-of-the-art vessels. It has offices in London, Aberdeen and Houston, with partners in Brazil and West Africa.