Technip to supply flexible pipe for Lula Alto offshore Brazil
Tupi BV has contracted Technip to supply flexible pipes for the Lula Alto field development in the Santos basin presalt area offshore Brazil.
This contract covers the supply of around 200 km (124 mi) of flexible pipes and associated equipment, including gas lift, gas and water injection, gas export, and production lines.
Technip’s operating center in Rio de Janeiro will perform the project management and engineering. The flexible pipes will be produced at the company’s manufacturing sites in Vitoria and Açu, Brazil. Delivery is scheduled to start in the second half of 2015.
Tupi BV is a consortium composed of Petrobras Netherland BV (PNBV, 65%),BG (25%), and Galp (10%).