Technip JV awarded TLP contract for Malikai project in Malaysia
PARIS -- Technip, in a joint venture with Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering, was awarded by Sabah Shell Petroleum, a substantial contract for the engineering, procurement and construction of a tension leg platform (TLP) for the TLP Malikai deepwater project.
This TLP will be designed as a fully-manned platform to be installed 110 km offshore Sabah, Malaysia, at a water depth of approximately 500 m. The TLP will weigh approximately 26,000 mt, incorporating a topsides, which will have facilities to process 60,000 bopd and 1.4 MMcmd, and a hull. The tendons will be fabricated in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, and transported to Malaysia for installation at the Malikai field.
Technip will lead the joint venture, with engineering and procurement to be carried out at its operating center in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Hull and moorings engineering will be performed in Kuala Lumpur by Technip MHB Hull Engineering. The Malikai TLP will be constructed and commissioned at MMHE’s fabrication yard at Pasir Gudang in Johor, Malaysia. The work is scheduled for completion in mid-2015.