Total hires Topaz vessel for Absheron field support

UAE’s Topaz Energy and Marin has secured a new contract with the French oil and gas company Total to support its operations in the Azerbaijani market.

Topaz will supply its anchor-handling vessel Topaz Triumph to TEPAb to service one work-over and one development well in the Absheron offshore field.

The work is estimated to take more than one year. First discovered in 2011, the Absheron Field is being developed under an early production scheme, reflected in the development programme agreed by State Oil Company of the Republic of Azerbaijan (“SOCAR”) and contractor parties.

TOTAL E&P Absheron (TEPAb) is operating on behalf of JOCAP, Joined Operating Company for Absheron Project, a joint venture between SOCAR (50%) and Total (50%)

René Kofod-Olsen, CEO, Topaz Energy and Marine, said: “This is a significant contract for Topaz and we are humbled that Total and SOCAR have trusted us to support them in such an important development. Our record of providing solutions with focus on safety and value across our operations has helped us secure this nomination and we look forward to delivering our consistent and world-class service for the development of the Absheron field.”

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