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Afren enlists Sea Trucks for subsea installation offshore Nigeria

14th November 2014

West African Ventures, a subsidiary of Sea Trucks Group, has been awarded a significant installation contract by Afren for a development offshore Nigeria

Afren enlists Sea Truck for subsea installation offshore Nigeria
A number of the group’s marine support vessels and barges will also be deployed in the project

The contract was awarded by Afren and comprises the major subsea installation work.

Sea Trucks will be responsible for the installation of a 60-kilometre pipeline, PLEM, flexible riser and spool pieces as well as transportation and installation of jacket, piles, bridges and topside, ranging between 240 tons and 480 tons.

Sea Trucks will use two of its DP3 pipelay construction vessels to undertake the work.

A number of the group’s marine support vessels and barges will also be deployed in the project.

Offshore activities are scheduled to commence in February 2015.

Afren announced a successfully third quarter earlier this week and praised the pace of development offshore Nigeria.

"With incremental new production to be brought on stream from both the CFB and NFB platforms, as well as from the Okoro FFD, Okwok, OML 26 and OML 113 developments, Afren is expecting to deliver strong production and cash flow growth in 2015 and beyond,” said Toby Hayward, Afren interim chief executive.

“We are pleased to have commenced our drilling campaign at the Ameena East prospect and are excited about the potential there and at Ebok Deep.”

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