Subsea 7 SA has been awarded a substantial contract by Chevron Corp. subsidiary Cabinda Gulf Oil Company Ltd. (CABGOC), the company said on Jan. 22. The contract is for the Sanha Lean Gas Connection (SLGC) project comprising the construction and installation of the Lean Gas Platform (LGP) system in Block-0 offshore Angola, at a water depth of approximately 70 meters.

Project management and engineering will be performed from Subsea 7’s offices in Paris and Lisbon. Fabrication will take place at Sonamet’s yard in Lobito, Angola from 2021 to 2022, while offshore operations will occur from 2022 and 2023.

“We are delighted to have been awarded this contract by CABGOC, following a public tender,” Gilles Lafaye, senior vice president of Africa, Middle East and Caspian Region, said. “This is the result of a long-term collaboration with the client and a track record of delivering successful projects. The project reinforces Subsea 7’s presence in Angola and our commitment to support Africa’s energy industry.”

Subsea 7 defines a substantial contract as being between $150 million and $300 million.