Bibby Offshore wins Shell North Sea contract
Bibby Offshore, a leading subsea services provider to the oil and gas industry, today announced that it has secured a significant contract with Shell.
The campaign, due to commence in Q1 2017, will see Bibby Offshore provide engineering and subsea construction activities in the Gannet G field in the Central North Sea.
Under the agreement, Bibby Offshore will utilise its multipurpose dive support and offshore construction vessel – Bibby Polaris – and its integral 1000 tonne basket carousel to lay flexible pipe systems in water depths of approximately 95m.
The company has also collaborated with a third party operator who will carry out trenching operations after the initial workscope is complete.
In early 2016, Bibby Offshore provided construction and inspection services for Shell on assets in the Corrib Natural Gas field in the North Atlantic Ocean, successfully completing two significant contracts.
Howard Woodcock, Chief Executive of Bibby Offshore said: “Securing this project was a direct result of our established and successful track record with Shell. This contract will further strengthen our relationship, and highlights Bibby Offshore’s ability to consistently and successfully deliver on complex and challenging projects.”
About Bibby Offshore
Bibby Line Group has worked offshore since the early eighties. In 2003, the group consolidated all their offshore activities into Bibby Offshore Limited, based in Aberdeen. Since then we have quickly established our reputation in the oil & gas industry by providing safe, innovative and cost effective solutions in an increasingly competitive environment.
Building on our traditional values and competencies, we now deliver services focusing on two key areas: Subsea Construction/IRM and Offshore Operational and Maintenance Support.
At all times, we remain true to our vision: to build our business on our core values and competencies. We use our marine experience to focus on the efficient delivery of all services within our capability portfolio. This professional focus has already served us and our clients well and will continue to support our growing aspirations in the future.