Subsea 7 said June 28 it has been awarded a substantial contract by Total E&P Angola for the engineering, procurement, installation and commissioning of the subsea flowlines and umbilicals for the Zinia Phase 2 project, 150 km (93 miles) offshore Angola in water depths from 800 m (2,624 ft) to 1,000 m (3,280 ft).

The contract scope includes the tie-back development of two reservoirs to the existing Pazflor FPSO in Block 17. Approximately 36 km (22 miles) of flowlines and 21 km (13 miles) of umbilicals will be installed, with offshore work scheduled in 2020. Project management and engineering will be delivered from Subsea 7’s Global Project Centre in Paris, France and local office in Luanda, Angola. Fabrication will take place in Sonamet’s yard in Lobito, Angola.

“This award recognizes our cost effective engineering solutions and our established local presence in Angola. We look forward to maintaining our long-standing and collaborative relationship with Total through our safe and efficient delivery of the Zinia Phase 2 project,” Gilles Lafaye, Subsea 7’s regional vice president for Africa, said.