Technip joins GOM platform junction project
Williams Partners and DCP Midstream awarded Technip a pipeline installation contract for their 60-40 owned Discovery System in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, Technip announced on 17 December 2012.
Technip will handle the project management, engineering, transport, installation and pre-commissioning of one 12-inch pipeline, measuring 15.8 km, and another 30-inch pipeline, measuring 13.9 km. The pipelines will connect existing facilities in South Timbalier 280 and Ewing Bank 873 to a new platform at South Timbalier Block 283. The water depths in this area range from 83m to 244m.
Technip will carry out installation work in 2013. The company has designated the G1200 vessel for all pipelay work.
Technip's senior vice president for North America, David Dickson, called the award the company's largest-diameter pipelay in the Gulf of Mexico.