Technip Awarded Large Contract for the Edradour Subsea Development, West of
Leveraging its unique subsea vertical integration
PARIS -- July 4, 2014
Technip (Paris:TEC) (ISIN:FR0000131708) (ADR:TKPPY) was awarded a contract by
Total E&P UK for the Edradour Subsea Development, located approximately 75
kilometers North West of the Shetland Islands, in approximately 300 meters of
Technip’s scope of work covers the:
*fabrication and installation of 12” production pipelines, 6” MEG^(1)
pipeline complete with 2" piggy backed service line,
*supply and installation of steel tube umbilical,
*fabrication and installation of pipeline end manifold, flowline end
termination, flexible tails and rigid well tie-in spools, as well as the
installation of templates and manifolds provided by the client,
*rock dumping and pre-commissioning.
The Group will leverage its unique vertical position in the subsea business:
*Technip’s operating centre in Oslo, Norway, will execute the project,
while vessels from the Group fleet will perform the installation in the
summer seasons of 2016 and 2017;
*the pipelines will be fabricated at Technip’s spoolbase at Evanton, UK,
and installed by the Deep Energy, the fastest and one of the largest and
most capable pipelay vessels ever built in our industry;
*umbilicals will be manufactured at the Group’s new facility in Newcastle,
Knut Boe, President North Sea Canada, stated: “Technip is extremely proud of
the award of this contract, which demonstrates the competitiveness of our
Project Management and Engineering organization and of our new
state-of-the-art vessel, the Deep Energy, supporting subsea developments in
shallow to ultra-deep waters.”
^(1) MEG: Mono-ethylene glycol, used to control hydrate formation in
About subsea products
*Umbilical: an assembly of steel tubes and/or thermoplastic hoses which can
also include electrical cables or optic fibers used to control subsea
structures from a platform or a vessel. Umbilical systems are the critical
link in subsea operations, relaying power, communications and chemicals
between hydraulic-operated equipment on the seafloor and a platform or
*Manifold: a piece of pipe with several lateral outlets and/or inlets for
connecting one pipe with others.
*Flowline: a pipe, laid on the seabed, which allows the transportation of
oil/gas production or injection of fluids. Its length can vary from a few
hundred metres to several kilometers.
*Spool: short length pipe connecting a subsea pipeline and a riser, or a
pipe and a subsea structure.
About Technip Umbilicals’ new plant in Newcastle
*Inaugurated in May 2014.
*One of the world’s most advanced steel tube umbilical manufacturing
system, reinforcing Technip’s position as a key subsea player.
*Allows Technip Umbilicals to access the full market and maximize its steel
tube offer to meet the growing demand of the subsea sector
Technip is a world leader in project management, engineering and construction
for the energy industry.
From the deepest Subsea oil & gas developments to the largest and most complex
Offshore and Onshore infrastructures, our 40,000 people are constantly
offering the best solutions and most innovative technologies to meet the
world’s energy challenges.
Present in 48 countries, Technip has state-of-the-art industrial assets on all
continents and operates a fleet of specialized vessels for pipeline
installation and subsea construction.
Technip shares are listed on the NYSE Euronext Paris exchange and traded in
the USA on the OTCQX marketplace (OTCQX: TKPPY).
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