GSP Strengthens Presence in Pechora Sea

July 7, 2014

GSP FalconGrup Servicii Petroliere was awarded a new contract by Gazprom Neft Shelf – LLC.  GSP has mobilized GSP Falcon, the highly versatile DNV classed construction vessel into Pechora Sea, in the south eastern part of the Barents Sea. The 153 meters long vessel will provide accommodation and personnel transfer services offshore Russia for 30 days, with 6 extension options (of 10 days each). Accommodation services are required during the Prirazlomnaya platform commissioning works for 160 offshore professionals. The vessel performed several subsea pipeline installation works in the North Sea, for Wintershall Noordzee B.V., Perenco, E.ON E&P UK LIMITED.

GSP’s President and CEO, Gabriel Comanescu, said: “We are very pleased with the award of this second contract in Pechora Sea. It will further establish GSP’s reputation as a reliable partner for the offshore reserves development in the Arctic region. GSP is on track to achieve our long-term aspiration to intensify the presence and diversify the services we are fully qualified to offer in the region.”

Gazprom Neft Shelf – LLC holds a license for development of the Prirazlomnoye oil field, discovered in 1989 on the shelf of Pechora Sea. Its recoverable reserves total more than 70 mln. t. The planned oil production level is about 6 mln. t.