Oceaneering Umbilicals for Appomattox
Oceaneering International has secured a contract from Shell Offshore to supply umbilicals for the deepwater Appomattox development located in the Mississippi Canyon area of the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.
The order is for electro-hydraulic steel tube control umbilicals, totaling approximately 60 kilometers (37 miles) in length.
Product manufacturing is planned to be performed at Oceaneering’s umbilical facility in Panama City, Florida and is expected to start in the fourth quarter of 2015 and be completed in the third quarter of 2017.
According to the company, this contract is another award by Shell to Oceaneering for an umbilical under an Enterprise Frame Agreement, which was executed in November 2012.