Nigeria: AVEON Offshore to Construct Vital Components for TOTAL’s LQ Platform
AVEON Offshore Limited, has recently secured a contract from Eiffel Nigeria Ltd, the Nigerian subsidiary of EIFFAGE Construction Metallique for the fabrication of some major components of the LQ Platform for the TOTAL Exploration & Production Nigeria Limited OFON Phase II Project.
Total Exploration & Production Nigeria Limited had earlier awarded an Engineering Procurement Construction and Commissioning (EPCC) contract for the OFON Phase II OFQ Living Quarters Platform to EIFFAGE Construction Metallique/Eiffel Nigeria Limited.
The AVEON Offshore contract, valued in excess of $50million consists of the fabrication and load-out of over 3,000 Tons of shallow water structures including the OFQ Jacket, Piles, Utility Deck and Helideck.
The project shall be executed by AVEON Offshore at its 240,000 sqm fabrication yard in Rumuolumeni near Port Harcourt and will generate over 600,000 productive man-hours of work. The planned Load-out and Sail-away for offshore installation is March, 2013.
This project shall facilitate the further expansion and modernisation of the Aveon Offshore facility and ensure a high activity level through 2012 into 2013, thus helping it fulfill a strategic milestone in the development of the company as a sustainable Nigerian fabrication yard serving the Oil & Gas industry.
Offshore Energy Today Staff, December 6, 2011;