SAPURAKENCANA has continued its strong run of new contracts, announcing it had secured five in mid May worth RM1 billion.

The contracts, for work in the Ivory Coast, Russia, India, Brunei and Malaysia, come after the company secured contracts worth up to RM1.5 billion in April, company chief executive Seri Shahril Shamsuddin said.

In the Ivory Coast, SapuraKencana Drilling Holdings will provide an offshore drilling rig and associated services for its Tender Assist Drilling Rig SKD T-20 by CNR International, scheduled to drill ten wells in the Espoir Field in Block CI-26 offshore Côte d’Ivoire.

The drilling program, which includes drilling, side-tracking, completion and other associated works, where applicable, may also be followed by four single well options to be exercised at CNR’s sole discretion.

SapuraKencana’s Offshore Construction and Subsea Services division TL Offshore (TLO) won a charter contract with Heerema Marine Contractors for the provision of command installation vessel SK1200 for the Arkutun-Dagi Project in Sakhalin.

TLO will transport temporary living quarters for Exxon Neftegas workers employed to install the Arkutun-Dagi topsides at the project, under a 55 day charter period with an option of 15 daily extensions.

TLO also won a subcontract in India for the provision of transportation and installation works in connection with the BG operated Mukta B Platform and Pipeline Project by Larsen & Toubro.

Awarded through L&T Sapura Offshore Private, a joint venture between L&T and SapuraKencana subsidiary Nautical Power, the contract comprises the provision of transportation and installation of jacket, topside and pipelines.

This includes tie-ins, transportation and installation engineering, procurement and provision of riser clamps for risers at existing platforms, pre-commissioning and project management.

SapuraKencana and Subsea 7 joint venture SapuraAcergy has been awarded a 20-month contract for the provision of subsea services for Brunei’s Maharaja Lela South Project by Tota l.