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Oceaneering Announces Shell Appomattox Umbilical Contract

Oceaneering Announces Shell Appomattox Umbilical Contract

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09 September 2015

Oceaneering International announced that it secured a contract from Shell Offshore to supply umbilicals for the deepwater Appomattox development located in the Mississippi Canyon area of the US Gulf of Mexico.

The order is for electro-hydraulic steel tube control umbilicals, totaling approximately 60 kilometers (37 miles) in length.  Product manufacturing is planned to be performed at Oceaneering's umbilical facility in Panama City, Florida, and is expected to commence in the fourth quarter of 2015 and be completed in the third quarter of 2017.  

This contract is another award by Shell to Oceaneering for a state-of-the-art umbilical under an Enterprise Frame Agreement, which was executed in November 2012.

Oceaneering is a global provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore oil and gas industry, with a focus on deepwater applications.  Through the use of its applied technology expertise, Oceaneering also serves the defense, entertainment, and aerospace industries.