Technip gets EnQuest EPCI

October 27, 2014

EnQuest awarded Technip a large engineering, procurement, installation and construction (EPCI) contract for the Kraken development located in the North Sea, 400km northeast of Aberdeen and 130km east of Shetland, at a water depth of approximately 120m.

The contract covers various project management engineering and installation works, which include:

  • Fabrication and pipelay of approximately 50km of rigid pipe - 25km of metallurgically clad pipe and 25km of HDPE lined
  • Installation of three umbilicals totaling 14km
  • Installation of 7km of flexible risers and jumpers
  • Template and manifold installation at three drill centers
  • Diverless tie-ins to pipelines and manifolds
  • Pipeline flooding, hydro testing and leak testing

Technip’s operating center in Aberdeen, United-Kingdom, will execute the contract.

The group will leverage its unique vertical position in the subsea business. The Group’s spoolbase in Evanton, United Kingdom, will weld and load-out the rigid pipe and Technip Umbilicals,Technip’s wholly-owned subsidiary in Newcastle, United Kingdom, will manufacture the umbilical. All construction work on the project will be undertaken via diverless construction methods.

A number of vessels from the Technip fleet will be utilized for the offshore campaign, including Technip’s Deep Energy, one of the largest pipelay vessels ever built.

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