Boskalis Nets Woodside Scarborough Contract

Royal Boskalis Westminster has secured a contract for the seabed intervention and shore crossing activities for Woodside’s proposed Scarborough export gas pipeline in North West Australia.

The contract awarded by Woodside Energy, in its capacity as operator of the Scarborough joint venture, potentially carries a value of EUR 145 million if all options are called and is subject to a final investment decision which is expected in 2020.

The preparatory activities for this multidisciplinary project have started recently. The seabed intervention and shore crossing works are scheduled to start in March 2021 with an expected completion mid-2022.

The scope of activities includes the pre-trenching of the nearshore pipeline route along a 50 kilometers section, offshore deep water excavation works, pre-lay and post-lay rock installation for pipeline and fiber optic cable crossings, the post installation burial and other protection works to ensure the stability of the pipeline.

Support for the shore crossing to the onshore processing facility on the Burrup Peninsula as well as rock supply are also part of the contract.

Boskalis will deploy a wide variety of its in-house specialist expertise and equipment including a trailing suction hopper dredger, a backhoe dredger, a dynamically positioned fallpipe vessel and rock installation vessel, survey vessels and an offshore construction vessel.

The Scarborough gas field is situated approximately 375 kilometers offshore the Burrup Peninsula in North West Australia. The proposed export pipeline will transport natural gas between the Scarborough Floating Production Unit and the onshore processing plant.

Woodside’s preferred development option is to process the Scarborough gas through a brownfield expansion of Pluto LNG.

Share this article

Follow Subsea World News

Events>

<< Dec 2019 >>
MTWTFSS
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31 1 2 3 4 5

M&CCE Expo Marine & Coastal Civil Engineering 2020

This conferences, events, demos, and competitions provide a productive background buzz throughout M&CCE…

read more >

Underwater Intervention (UI) 2020

Underwater Intervention Conference is a conference where oil and gas industry professionals, senior decision…

read more >

Subsea Expo 2020

Subsea Expo is the world’s largest subsea exhibition and conference and is completely free to attend.

read more >

Oceanology International 2020

Exhibitors from industry, government and research institutions share their knowledge and come…

read more >