US independent Talos Energy has awarded compatriot EDG a key contract for the fast-track exploitation of its recently confirmed Venice and Lime Rock discoveries in the US Gulf of Mexico.

Subsea tie-back specialist EDG is tasked with upgrading Talos’ existing Ram Powell tension-leg production platform. which will host the Venice and Lime Rock fields as satellite subsea tie-backs.

EDG will be responsible for the engineering and design of the Ram Powell platform additions, including all equipment integration, piping, structural, instrumentation and electrical additions and modifications.