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Subsea 7 secures contract with Petrobras for Santos basin

Subsea 7 has secured a contract with Petrobras for the development of the Mero-3 field located 200 kilometres off the coast of Rio de Janeiro at 2,200 metres water depth in the pre-salt Santos basin.

The contract scope includes engineering, fabrication, installation and pre-commissioning of 80 kilometres of rigid risers and flowlines for the steel lazy wave production system and 60 kilometres of flexible service lines.

It also includes 50 kilometres of umbilicals and associated infrastructure, as well as installation of FPSO mooring lines and hook-up.

The project management and engineering will start immediately at Subsea 7’s offices in Rio de Janeiro and Paris while pipelines will be produced at the company’s spoolbase at Ubu in the state of Vitória.

Offshore operations are scheduled to be executed in 2023 and 2024, using Subsea 7’s fleet of reeled rigid pipelay vessels, the company reports.

This contract builds on our strong, collaborative relationship with Petrobras and track record of executing major EPCI projects globally“, said Marcelo Xavier, Vice-President Brazil.

“Subsea 7 looks forward to working closely with Petrobras to successfully deliver the project“.

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