PARIS -- Technip has won a contract from Shell for installation work on the Perdido oil field development in the Gulf of Mexico.
The contract covers engineering, fabrication, and installation of one flowline and one steel catenary riser, with a total length of 8.24 mi (13.2 km). The pipelines will reach a maximum water depth of 9,700 ft (2,955 m) along the route.
Technip's Houston office will execute the contract. The pipelines will be welded at the group's spoolbase in Mobile, Alabama. Offshore installation will be carried out by Technip's pipelay vesselDeep Blue.