National Oilwell Varco Secure Rockhopper SURF

Published at 10:13AM - 11/02/16

National Oilwell Varco secure Rockhopper SURF contract for work on the the company’s South Atlantic Sea Lion development.

National Oilwell Varco (NOV) will conduct Front End Engineering Design (FEED), for all Subsea Umbilical Risers & Flowlines (SURF), required on Sea Lion.

The award is part of Rockhoppers ongoing development of the Sea Lion field, located  137 miles (220km) north of the Falkland Islands.

Dutch based SBM Offshore, was awarded with a similar contract back in January 2016, covering FEED on an FPSO for the field.

Rockhopper CEO, Samuel Moody, said: “The award of FEED for SURF Transport and Installation and Flexibles to such internationally renowned contractors builds on the momentum of the award of the FPSO FEED contract to SBM earlier this year and demonstrates that, despite the low oil price environment, the Sea Lion project continues to move forward.”