19 December 2016, Sweetcrude, Lagos — Aveon Offshore limited a fully Nigerian owned engineering and fabrication services company has successfully completed fabrication of six Foundation Support Structures, FSS and loaded out these components in respect of the Egina Subsea Production System, SPS project.
The load out and sail away of these structures took place at the end of November 2016.
According to a statement obtained by Sweetcrude Reports, the company has already delivered on some of the project scope including 16 Umbilical Termination Boxes and subsea tree fabrications (Frames, Permanent Guide Base and Gas mass) throughout 2015 and 2016.
The fabrication of remaining subsea tree fabrications according to the statement will be completed for delivery by the end of the 1st Quarter of 2017 adding that fabrication of six Manifolds is also close to completion which will allow delivery during the first half of 2017 together with five completed Subsea Distribution Modules.
“Twenty-one multi-bore production well jumpers will be delivered throughout 2017 and 2018,” the statement said.
Aveon Offshore was awarded the contract by FMC Technologies for the fabrication and load-out of approximately 5,000 tonnes of subsea structures including six manifolds with associated Suction piles, various subsea tree frame elements, jumpers and control systems for the Total Upstream Nigeria Limited (TUPNI) Egina Project in 2013.
The project is being executed by AVEON Offshore at its 300,000 Sqm fabrication yard in Rumuolumeni near Port Harcourt.
In order to accommodate the workload generated by the project, it was gathered CapEx investment was made by FMC Technologies and Total upgrading Aveons’ site in Rumuolumeni. As a result, a dedicated Carbon Steel workshop, Duplex welding facilities and Painting workshops of over 8,000sqm, Electrical power and distribution and more were added to the yard’s existing infrastructure and existing premises such as Quayside were completely reinforced. The project has generated more than 3,000,000 productive man-hours in the last three years.
“The successful completion and delivery of these subsea structures showcase the capabilities of our experienced team and our capacity as a local fabrication yard to deliver complex oil and gas projects meeting safety and quality standards as well as validating Nigeria’s local content vision,” said Tein George, Chairman, Aveon Offshore Limited.