Aker Solutions Wins Lapa South West Subsea Contract in Brazil

Source: www.gulfoilandgas.com 1/17/2023, Location: South America

Aker Solutions has been awarded with a sizeable[1] contract by TotalEnergies to provide the subsea production system, tools and all related EPCI interfaces for the Lapa South West field Construction, in the pre-salt Santos Basin offshore Brazil. The development concept is a subsea tie-back to the Cidade de Caraguatatuba FPSO, using existing facilities and infrastructure.

Aker Solutions will deliver a subsea production system including up to three subsea trees and control systems, tie-in, structures and subsea umbilicals, as well as associated equipment and installation work. The scope also covers EPCI interface management, in partnership with Saipem Brazil, and Control System upgrade of the existing Lapa South West subsea trees. Work starts immediately with deliveries scheduled from the first quarter of 2024 until the fourth quarter of 2024.

“We are pleased to be selected to execute the Lapa South West subsea project. The Brazilian offshore market is becoming increasingly diverse with regard to work scope and customer opportunity. We look forward to extending our long-standing relationship with TotalEnergies, as representative of Lapa JV, to the Brazilian market and to further enhance the hydrocarbon potential of Brazil,” said Maria Peralta, Executive Vice President and head of Aker Solutions' Subsea business.

About the field

The Lapa field is located in the pre-salt Santos Basin, under the BM-S-9A concession, at 2,150 meters of water depth offshore Brazil. The Lapa Field Consortium is comprised of TotalEnergies (45%), Shell (30%) and Repsol Sinopec Brasil (25%).

The contract will be booked as order intake in the first quarter of 2023 in the Subsea segment.

1Aker Solutions defines a sizeable contract as being between NOK 0.5 billion and NOK 1.5 billion

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