Saipem 7000 to Scrap BP’s Miller Platform

Saipem has been awarded a new contract in the UK sector of the North Sea, for the decommissioning of the topsides and jacket of BP’s Miller Platform.

The engineering, procurement, removal and disposal (EPRD) contract will see the Italian oilfield services player utilise its semisubmersible crane and pipelaying vessel Saipem 7000.

The Saipem 7000 has the capacity for pipelaying in water depths greater than 2,000 metres and heavy lift operations up to 14,000 tonnes. For 2017, the Saipem 7000 has already been contracted to execute topside transportation and installation, decommissioning and renewable energy projects in the North Sea.

Saipem’s offices in London and Aberdeen, and will carry out project management, engineering and operations work.

“Saipem, through its subsidiary Saipem Limited based in the UK, is pleased to see further traction in the decommissioning market with the BP Miller EPRD Project. The award builds on our experience in delivering decommissioning projects successfully and safely over recent years,” said Stefano Porcari, Saipem offshore business unit executive vice president.

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