Ophir Energy has awarded the upstream construction contract for the Fortuna FLNG project to Subsea Integration Alliance, which is a partnership between OneSubsea and Subsea 7.
This engineering, procurement, construction, installation, and commissioning (EPCIC) contract includes subsea umbilicals, risers and flowlines as well as the subsea production systems. Ophir aims to deliver 440 MMcf/d through four wells, three into the Fortuna field and one into the underlying Viscata field, in an average water depth of 1,790 m (5,872 ft), with first gas scheduled for 2020. The wells will be tied back to the FLNG vessel by steel lazy-wave risers. Work will start once the partners take a final investment decision. Then Ophir Equatorial Guinea (Block R) will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Fortuna joint venture, comprising Ophir and OneLNG.
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