Fluor Corp announced that its joint venture (COOEC-Fluor) with China’s Offshore Oil Engineering Co., has been awarded a contract for wind farm development in the North Sea.
COOEC-Fluor’s fabrication yard in Zhuhai, China, has been awarded a contract to fabricate jackets and suction caissons by Seaway 7, the Renewables business unit of Subsea 7, for phase one of the Seagreen offshore wind farm project (Seagreen 1) located in the North Sea off the coast of Scotland.
“Fluor is committed to building a better world by providing renewable energy solutions to meet our clients’ needs,” said Mark Fields, president of Fluor’s energy and chemicals business. “Through our joint venture COOEC-Fluor fabrication yard – one of the world’s largest – we will demonstrate Fluor’s commitment to sustainable development by working with Seaway 7 to successfully deliver the jackets and suction caissons for Scotland’s largest wind farm.”
COOEC-Fluor’s scope of work for Seagreen 1 includes the fabrication and load-out of suction caisson jackets.
When complete, Seagreen will generate up to 1,075 megawatts.