Technip awarded a contract by Shell for the Gannet field in the North Sea
ABERDEEN -- Technip was awarded by Shell U.K. Limited an engineering, procurement, installation and construction contract for the Gannet F Reinstatement project, located in the North Sea, 180 km east of Aberdeen, at a water depth of 95 m.
The contract concerns the replacement of the Gannet F flowline at the Gannet Alpha Platform and covers the:
• fabrication and pipelay of an 11.8-km pipe-in-pipe,
• installation of a 4.5-in. gas lift pipeline,
• trenching and installation of an 11.9 km umbilical.
Technip’s operating center in Aberdeen, Scotland will execute the contract, which is scheduled to be completed in the second semester of 2013. The Group’s spoolbase in Evanton, Scotland, will fabricate the pipe-in-pipe and DUCO Limited, Technip’s wholly-owned subsidiary in Newcastle, England, will manufacture the umbilical. Technip’s pipelay vessel, Apache II, will be used for the offshore campaign.