The Libra Consortium has awarded TechnipFMC a huge contract for the Mero phase two project offshore Brazil.
Petrobras, is leader and operator of the consortium, whose other members include Shell, Total, CNPC, CNOOC and Pre-sal Petroleo.
The contract covers engineering, procurement, construction, installation and pre-commissioning of the infield rigid riser and flowlines for production, including the water alternate gas wells.
It also comprises the installation and pre-commissioning of service flexible lines and steel tube umbilicals, as well as towing and hook up of the FPSO.
The offshore campaign is scheduled to start in 2022.
TechnipFMC did not disclose a specific value, but said it ranged somewhere between $500 million and $1 billion.
Arnaud Pieton, president subsea at TechnipFMC, said: “We are delighted to have been awarded another EPCI contract by the Libra Consortium, which reinforces the long-standing relationship between Petrobras and TechnipFMC.
“By executing and delivering this new flagship project, we are looking forward to supporting Petrobras’s ambition in the pre-salt region and contributing to the development of Brazil.”