Subsea7 awarded contract in North Sea

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Luxembourg – 19 December 2023 – Subsea7 S.A. (Oslo Børs: SUBC, ADR: SUBCY) today announced the award of a sizeable1 extension of an existing frame agreement by bp, for subsea construction, inspection, repair and maintenance services (IRM), across bp’s North Sea assets.

This is the agreement’s latest extension since the original frame agreement began in 1998. Under the terms of this two-year extension to the end of 2025, Subsea7 will provide an IRM, survey and light construction vessel, complete with work class and observation class remotely operated underwater vehicles (ROV), capable of performing inspection, survey, intervention, subsea construction and emergency response services.

Project management and engineering work will continue to be managed from Subsea7’s office in Aberdeen.

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Steve Wisely, Senior Vice President for Subsea7 UK & Global Inspection, Repair and Maintenance, said: “We are immensely proud of the safe and effective IRM services we have executed for bp for 25 years across its west of Shetland assets. Supporting bp in what is notably one of the harshest offshore environments, has significantly contributed to the expansive deepwater project delivery expertise that we offer across the globe.”

(1) Subsea7 defines sizeable as being between USD 50 million and USD 150 million.

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Subsea7 is a global leader in the delivery of offshore projects and services for the evolving energy industry, creating sustainable value by being the industry’s partner and employer of choice in delivering the efficient offshore solutions the world needs.

Subsea7 is listed on the Oslo Børs (SUBC), ISIN LU0075646355, LEI 222100AIF0CBCY80AH62.

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Contact for investment community enquiries:
Katherine Tonks
Investor Relations Director
Tel +44 20 8210 5568
[email protected]

Contact for media enquiries:
Michelle Wainwright

UK & Global IRM Communications Manager
Tel +44 (0)7876778370
[email protected]

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This information is considered to be inside information pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation and is subject to the disclosure requirements pursuant to Section 5-12 the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.

This stock exchange release was published by Katherine Tonks, Investor Relations, Subsea7, on 19 December 2023 at 15:00 CET.

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