Santos’ multibillion-dollar Barossa pure fuel mission off northern Australia has taken a leap ahead with information that senior associate ConocoPhillips has inked a contract for the development of the Barossa pipeline, a 260-kilometre offshore pipeline to get the fuel to Darwin.
Santos introduced the multibillion greenback Barossa mission has taken one other large step in direction of a Final Investment Decision early subsequent yr with the award of the fuel export pipeline contract.
Signed by Santos’ senior associate ConocoPhillips, the contract for the engineering, procurement, building and set up of the 260-kilometre fuel export pipeline was awarded to Allseas Group.
The Barossa mission is at present within the front-end engineering design section and features a floating manufacturing, storage and offloading (FPSO) facility, subsea manufacturing system and fuel export pipeline.
The fuel export pipeline will tie the Barossa fuel discipline, 300 kilometres north of Darwin, into the prevailing Bayu Undan to Darwin Pipeline.
Santos Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Kevin Gallagher mentioned: “This is one other large step in direction of Barossa FID and follows the award of the subsea manufacturing system and set up help contract in May.”
“Evaluation of tenders for the FPSO and growth drilling contracts is nicely progressed.”
The Barossa discipline sits inside Santos’ northern Australia portfolio, one of many firm’s core long-life, pure fuel asset areas.
The mission space encompasses petroleum allow NT/RL5 situated in Commonwealth waters offshore Northern Territory. Santos holds a 25% curiosity within the Barossa three way partnership together with companions ConocoPhillips (37.5% and operator) and SK E&S (37.5%). Santos can be a three way partnership associate in Darwin LNG with an 11.5% curiosity.
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