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Subsea 7 completes pipeline bundle for Buzzard

30 July 2021

July marks the successful installation of a 5km pipeline bundle for the CNOOC International Buzzard Phase II (BPII) project by Subsea 7.

Subsea7’s 88th pipeline bundle in 40 years is now in the Buzzard field ready to link the new northern area wells back to the existing platform. The company was awarded the contract in 2018 for the project management, engineering, procurement, construction and installation of the Bundle, along with associated well and platform tie-ins.

Fabricated and launched from Subsea 7’s Wester fabrication site near Wick, Scotland, the complete 5,500 tonne system was towed 150km to the Buzzard field using a specialised mid-depth tow method. This is the latest in a series of major achievements for the project which is being delivered using an innovative Alliance model. Read more…

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