BP Exploration has awarded Subsea 7 two contracts for offshore works at the Azeri Central East (ACE) project in the Azeri-Chirag-Deepwater Gunashli (ACG) field in the Caspian Sea.

Subsea 7’s project scope includes the engineering and fabrication of subsea structures; the transportation and installation of spools; the launching of a 16,200-tonne jacket; and the float over of an 18,500-tonne topside.

The contracts will be executed in consortium with BOS Shelf, which will be responsible for the fabrication, logistics and facilities support.

Subsea 7’s office in France will commence engineering work immediately. The offshore execution phase is expected to take place in 2021 and 2022.