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Sea Trucks’ Nigerian unit, West African Ventures win Erha North contracts

08 February 2013, Sweetcrude, Lagos – Sea Trucks Group has announced the award of the Erha North contract to a consortium of West African Ventures, Sea Trucks’ principle Nigerian business and Subsea 7’s Nigerian subsidiary.

The contract was awarded by Esso Exploration and Production Nigeria Ltd for the development of the Erha North field, located offshore Nigeria in water depths between 3,281 feet to 3,937 feet (1,000 meters to 1,200 meters).

West African Ventures’ scope of work will be the installation of certain manifolds, provision of a DP3 accommodation vessel as well as the supply of several ancillary marine support vessels.Offshore activities are scheduled to start in 3Q, 2014.

Sea Trucks’ President and CEO, Jacques J. Roomans, said: “We are very pleased with the award of this significant project which reflects the well established reputation of our indigenous business, West African Ventures as a reliable partner for subsea construction and accommodation projects in Nigeria.”

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