PHOTO: Subsea 7 Installs Culzean Export Pipe
- Operations & Maintenance
An export pipeline for the Maersk Oil Culzean field in the UK North Sea has been laid by Subsea 7.
According to Maersk Oil’s latest update, Culzean’s export pipeline has been laid safely and on time by Seven Borealis, the 182-meter pipelay and heavy lift vessel.
Subsea 7 secured the subsea, umbilical, riser and flowline (SURF) contract by for the Culzean development in September 2015.
The company’s contract scope includes project management, engineering, procurement, construction and installation of a 22″ diameter 52 km gas export pipeline connected to the Central Area Transmission System (CATS), and a 3.6 km pipe-in-pipe (10″ outer pipe and 6″ inner pipe) providing insulation for the transportation of the condensate to the in-field floating, storage and offloading facility (FSO).
In addition, Subsea 7 will also provide subsea structures, tie-ins to the Culzean platform facilities and pre-commissioning expertise.