The Zama development is located primarily in Block 7 of the Sureste Basin in the Gulf of Mexico. It is estimated to hold up to two billion barrels of oil-equivalent and is considered to be one of the world’s biggest shallow-water oil discoveries in the past 20 years. Faithful+Gould and Atkins are providing engineering oversight and design assurance services for the upstream facilities front-end engineering and design (FEED), as well as execution of the shared services functions for the overall project, including midstream and drilling aspects.
Simon Naylor, Senior Vice-President, Engineering & Consulting, Resources, SNC-Lavalin, said: “This exciting opportunity combines our offshore engineering and design expertise from our Atkins business with the project management and controls know-how of Faithful+Gould. We are pleased to provide Talos with not only quality and capable people, but our proprietary processes, systems and procedures to deliver integrated project management services as owner’s engineer.”
“Zama is a world-class project, and Talos has assembled a highly talented team to manage and deliver this important project. We are excited to be part of the PMT and have dedicated an experienced and qualified team to support Talos through to a successful FID,” said Masjood Jafri, Integrated PMC Service Delivery Manager, Faithful+Gould. “Faithful+Gould and Atkins have a strong legacy in representing owners’ interests as project management contractor and owners’ engineers for capital programs worldwide. We are proud to have Talos as a client and keen to continue to support them in the progress towards the FID and beyond.”