Hess contracts Technip for deepwater GoM Tubular Bells field development
Hess Corp. (HES:NYSE) has awarded Technip a contract for development of the Tubular Bells field in 4,500 ft (1,370 m) of water in the Gulf of Mexico.
The contract covers the design, engineering, fabrication, and subsea installation of more than 28 mi (45 km) of flowlines, steel catenary risers, pipeline end terminations, piles, and structures.
Technip’s operating center in Houston will perform the overall project management. The flowlines and risers will be welded at the Group’s spoolbase in Mobile, Alabama.
Offshore installation is scheduled to be completed with Technip’sDeep Blue pipelay vessel, during the first half of 2013.