Schlumberger announced that Equinor has awarded Engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract to Subsea Integration Alliance for its Bacalhau project offshore Brazil, a press release issued by Schlumberger announced.

According to the statement, the contract covers subsea production systems (SPS) and subsea pipelines (SURF). The development will includes 19 trees as well as associated subsea equipment including subsea wellheads, subsea controls and connection systems, and a full completion workover riser. The SURF scope comprises rigid risers, flowlines, and umbilicals.

Donnie Ross, president, Production Systems, Schlumberger said that “this award reflects our commitment to enhance the performance of Equinor’s Bacalhau field through an open collaboration approach, with the integration and application of innovative subsea technology solutions building on Schlumberger’s high pressure and deepwater expertise.”

At the same time, this will have a positive impact on the regional economy through in-country value creation.” he added.

For his part, Stuart Fitzgerald, CEO, Subsea Integration Alliance LLC, said “We have worked closely with Equinor since the FEED award back in 2020. Now in the EPCI phase, we will support Equinor in maximizing the Bacalhau field’s potential through Subsea Integration Alliance’s leading portfolio of technologies and services, and a ‘one team’ approach to project delivery.”