Technip was awarded by Statoil a contract, worth approximately €90 million, for the Gygrid field development located in the Norwegian Sea at a water depth of 265 - 330 meters.
This contract covers:
- engineering, procurement, welding and installation of flowlines*, including a 19.5 kilometer pipe-in-pipe production flowline, a plastic-lined water injection flowline and a gas lift flowline of the same length,
- subsea equipment installation,
- installation and tie-ins of new risers and umbilicals.
Technip’s operating center in Oslo, Norway will execute the contract. Flowline welding will take place in the Group’s spoolbase in Orkanger, Norway, while installation will be performed by the Apache II, a pipelay vessel from Technip fleet, in mid-2012.
The contract is subject to approval of the plan for development and operation of Gygrid by the Norwegian authorities.
* Flowline: a pipe, laid on the seabed, which allows the transportation of oil/gas production or injection of fluids. Its length can vary from a few hundred meters to several kilometers.
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