BP Work Is Third Win This Week

Published at 03:26PM - 08/04/16

BP work is the third win this week for offshore oil and gas maritime firm Island Offshore, filling its fleet’s order books further.

The company’s latest award will see them provide, Light Well Intervention (LWI) services, to oil and gas supermajor BP, on the UK continental shelf. The work will be carried out using the specially designed LWI vessel Island Constructor.

The work is scheduled to start in June of this year, with Island adding that additional options may be excessed by BP for further work in August.

BP Work Is Third Win

Earlier this week, Island Offshore confirmed that they had been awarded a contract for similar services with Germany’s Wintershall, for work on the Norwegian subsea Vega field.

That contract will start this year, utilising two of the company’s vessels, the Island Frontier and Island Wellserver.

To see more on the Wintershall contract, click here.

Island Offshore also announced on Wednesday that it had won a deal with oil and gas supermajor Shell, for subsea Inspection, Maintenance and Repair (IRM), on its Draugen field. The Island Constructor and Island Valiant vessels will work the contract starting in this month.

“It is very gratifying to see our crews and our vessels mobilizing and returning back to work after the winter,” said Island Offshore Managing Director, Håvard Ulstein at the time.

To see more on the Shell contract, click here.