Wood Group signs with Talisman for subsea development off Vietnam

Wood Group (WG) has been awarded the front end engineering and design (FEED) contract for the subsea development of the Talisman Energy’s Ca Rong Do (CRD) field, in the Block 07/03, offshore Vietnam that is estimated to contain around 67 million barrels of oil equivalent.

According to WG’s press release, Wood Group Kenny (WGK) will carry out comprehensive flow assurance studies and full FEED engineering of the subsea system and  structures, risers, flowlines, and power and control umbilicals. The work on the subsea FEED will be carried out from WGK’s Kuala Lumpur office and supported by other WGK Asia Pacific offices.

This follows the award of the top tensioned riser (TTR) FEED contract for design of the dry tree production/injection and  drilling riser systems. The WGK Houston office, a centre of excellence for dry tree riser system engineering, will carry out the engineering for the tension leg wellhead platform (TLWP) supported riser systems.

Bob MacDonald, CEO of Wood Group Kenny said: “Winning  both of these contracts underlines our position as the international experts in  FEED, particularly in riser and subsea specialties. We are leveraging our global  network of engineers to deliver the most effective solutions for the Ca Rong Do development.

“These contracts also continue Wood Group’s strong  relationship with Talisman Energy which spans continents; from this key  greenfield project in Vietnam, to operations and maintenance on UK North Sea  assets.”

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