PARIS -- Petrobras America has awarded Technip two major contracts for the development of the Cascade and Chinook gas fields. The contracts are worth over $300 million.
The first contract covers the engineering, procurement, construction, and installation (EPCI) of five, free-standing hybrid riser systems for both Cascade and Chinook fields.
The second contract covers the installation of the Cascade infield flowlines and gas export pipeline and includes:
•Welding of approximately 120 km (75 mi) of six in. (15 cm) and nine in. (23 cm) steel pipelines
•Design and fabrication of 10 PLET and two in-line tees
•Installation of the pipelines and associated structures.
Technip's Houston office will execute the contracts. The pipelines will be welded at the group's spoolbase in Mobile, Alabama. Offshore installation is scheduled to begin in 3Q 2009, using Technip's vesselsDeep Blue and Constructor.