HOUSTON – CRC-Evans Pipeline International has announced a new strategic agreement between its offshore division and Technip Norway. According to the agreement, CRC-Evans Offshore will provide all onsite welding services, including full supply of welding equipment and personnel to the Statoil Hyme and Vigdis mainline welding projects.
The agreement was signed in November and will be valid until 2014. This contract furthers the scope of services provided by CRC-Evans in its longstanding collaboration with Technip Norway on the supply of welding equipment, technicians and consumables for the Statoil Hyme and Vigdis projects. CRC-Evans will also be responsible for the management of the welding firing line for the projects, charged with achieving targeted productivity.
CRC-Evans will bring its newest equipment onsite – including the P625, P260 and CMT welding systems, pipe facing machines and internal clamps which will include the latest purge and laser systems.
Double joint production began in November 2011 and mainline fabrication will commence in January 2012.