Technip to replace Norne riser

Technip received an engineering, procurement, construction and installation contract from Statoil for the Norne field development in the Norwegian Sea.

Offshore staff

PARIS – Technip received an engineering, procurement, construction and installation contract from Statoil for the Norne field development in the Norwegian Sea.

The value of the contract was not disclosed.

Technip’s job scope will include the engineering and fabrication of two flexible smoothbore gas export risers. One will be used to replace an existing roughbore riser connecting the Norne floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit with the gas export pipeline, and the other will be placed on a reel for Statoil to use as a spare.

Riser fabrication will take place in Technip’s Flexi France plant in Le Trait. Offshore installation will be performed with the company’sNormand Progress vessel and is scheduled to be completed in 2H 2014.

The Norne development is in water depths of approximately 380 m (1,247 ft).

05/14/2013

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