Technip Awarded Contract for the P-76 FPSO in Brazil
PARIS -- April 17, 2013
Technip (Paris:TEC) (ISIN:FR0000131708), leader of a 50/50 consortium with
Techint, was awarded by PNBV^(1) a substantial^(2) contract for the topside
construction and integration, the commissioning and start up assistance of the
P-76 floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit. Located in the
Santos Basin pre-salt area offshore Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, this unit will
produce 180,000 barrels of oil and 7 million cubic meters per day of gas.
Technip’s operating center in Rio de Janeiro will perform the project
management, engineering and procurement. The 24,000-ton modules fabrication,
integration and commissioning will be performed in Techint’s yard, in the
South of Brazil. The project is scheduled to be completed by mid-2017.
José Jorge Araújo, Technip’s Senior Vice President Onshore Latin America and
Offshore Brazil, declared: “We are delighted to have the opportunity to keep
working with Petrobras. This contract strengthens furthermore our presence in
the burgeoning Brazilian offshore pre-salt market, where our leading-edge
position enables us to meet its high standards and requirements. We fully
expect that our partnership with Techint will be a key to the success of the
P-76 FPSO. Moreover, this project will contribute to the local economy as it
will require approximately 70% of Brazilian local content.”
^(1) PNBV is an integral subsidiary of Petrobras S.A.
^(2) For Technip, a “substantial” offshore contract is ranging from €250 to
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