Cergy, 7 July 2022 – Following a call for tender, SPIE Oil & Gas Services, an international subsidiary of SPIE, the independent European leader in multi-technical services in energy and communications, has been awarded a 5-year contract by TotalEnergies EP Angola for the provision of general maintenance services on Dalia and Girassol FPSOs in Block 17, in the deep waters of Angola.
Within the frame of this contract, SPIE Oil & Gas Services will have permanent teams on each FPSO as well as a campaign team and a preparation team onshore. SPIE will oversee the preparation, supervision, execution and management of preventive and corrective maintenance works for all disciplines (Mechanical, Electrical, HVAC, Instrumentation, Packages, ICSS, PLC, etc.). SPIE will also be coordinating specific maintenance contracts and technical assistance linked to production activities.
The contract deploys digital tools and solutions aimed at increasing productivity, reliability and optimizing customer maintenance costs. SPIE is committed to perform services within the framework of TotalEnergies EP Angola main objectives in terms of environment and sustainable development including minimal gas flaring, treatment of produced water and low atmospheric gaseous emissions.
TotalEnergies EP Angola requirements and SPIE’s strong safety culture both aim at achieving the same objective: zero accident. This represents an absolute priority for both parties.
Clear nationalization objectives have also been set in the contract throughout the 5-year period, and their achievement will be evaluated annually by TotalEnergies EP Angola.
Jeronimo Oliveira, Managing Director of SPIE Oil & Gas Services branch in Angola, explained “We are delighted to continue our fruitful collaboration with TotalEnergies in Angola and to support them in their projects and their development in the country”.
The deep offshore FPSOs are located off the Angolan coast, in Block 17, approximately 150 km from Luanda, with water depths of around 1350 m for Girassol and 1400 m for Dalia.
SPIE Oil & Gas Services has been active in Angola in the Oil & Gas sector for more than 20 years with highly qualified employees. “The company had previously provided general maintenance services on the Dalia field between 2006 and 2016, so we are extremely thrilled to be returning to this landmark field”, declared Christophe Bernhart, Managing Director of SPIE Oil & Gas Services.
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