Technip Signed a Frame Agreement with Petrobras for Offshore Projects
Modifications Services in Brazil
PARIS -- September 3, 2013
Technip (Paris:TEC) (ISIN:FR0000131708) (ADR:TKPPY) has signed a four-year
frame agreement with Petrobras for projects modifications services for the Rio
de Janeiro Operations Unit (UO-RIO)*, including existing offshore platforms
located in the Campos Basin area, Brazil.
The services comprise basic and detailed design, documentation update,
engineering consulting, planning, control and execution supplies for 13
offshore platforms. Technip was previously awarded contracts on some of these
projects, most notably designing and constructing the topsides of three of
Petrobras’ deepwater production semis – P-51, P-52 and P-56 – the largest
topsides floatovers onto semi hulls in the world.
Technip’s operating center in Rio de Janeiro will carry out the project
management, engineering and procurement. Services will be performed upon
Jose Jorge Araujo, Technip’s Senior Vice President of Onshore Latin America &
Offshore Brazil, stated: “This award reasserts Technip in Brazil’s
competitiveness as a top-class services provider and reinforces our long-term
commitment to Petrobras’ key projects.”
* The Rio de Janeiro Exploration and Production Operations Unit (UO-RIO) was
created on November 1, 2000, from the restructuring of Petrobras' Exploration
and Production business segment. It currently manages six concessions located
in deep and ultra-deep Campos Basin waters, where the Albacora Leste,
Barracuda, Caratinga, Marlim Leste, Marlim Sul, and Roncador fields are
located. UO-RIO currently operates 15 offshore platforms, becoming the
Petrobras' biggest production unit regarding oil and gas output. Two new
platforms, P-55 and P-62, have startup foreseen in 2013 and 2014,
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