Technip Awarded Major Gas Field Development

Published at 02:44PM - 31/05/16

Technip has been awarded a major contract to develop a natural gas field in the Central Mediterranean Sea, offshore Libya.

The Bahr Essalam, Phase II development will be tied back to the Sabratha platform, located 110 km off the Libyan coast.

“[This contract] is a testament to our team’s ability to adapt to the challenging market environment, and to provide solutions that still enable field development”, Technip Chairman and CEO Thierry Pilenko, said.

Technip Awarded Major Gas Field Development Contract

The scope of work will see Technip perform the overall design, detailed engineering and deliver the project management, as well as procurement, installation, tie-ins, pre-commissioning and commissioning, the company informed.

As well as this, the work should be associated with the provision of a gas gathering system.

The natural gas field is operated by Melitah Oil & Gas B.V. Libyan Branch, a consortium between National Oil Corporation and ENI North Africa and is located in a water depth of approximately 190 metres.

The offshore installation is scheduled for the second half of 2017 through to the second half of 2018 and will involve a range of vessels from the Group’s fleet, including Deep Energy Pipelay vessel, Deep Arctic Diving Support Vessel and G1200 S-Lay vessel.

Technip Deep Arctic Offshore DSV
Technip Deep Arctic DSV

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“We are proud of this contract award, which is a strong recognition of Technip’s broad capabilities across a variety of varies”, Pilenko added.

“We very much look forward to working with Mellitah to safely and successfully deliver this large project, by leveraging our strong know-how and experience in high-quality product manufacturing and subsea installation”, he stated further.

Technip also confirmed the renewal of the charter for its Skandi Vitoria vessel in Brazil as well as the expansion of its contracted work outside backlog also through a large contract, the company informed in a statement.

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