Subsea7 has disclosed the award of a sizeable contract by Shell. The operator has chosen the company for the decommissioning of subsea infrastructure associated with the Fluminense FPSO in the Bijupirá and Salema fields offshore Brazil.

The fields are located in the Campos Basin, at 700m of water depth.

Subsea7's scope includes the disconnection, recovery, and disposal of 10 flexible risers, three umbilicals and nine mooring lines. Activities are scheduled to start next month.