PARIS -- Petroleos de Venezuela S.A. (PDVSA) has contracted Technip for engineering, procurement, and construction management at Mariscal Sucre Dragon/Patao offshore the northeast coast of Venezuela.
The Mariscal Sucre Dragon and Patao fields are 25 mi (40 km) north of Paria peninsula, state of Sucre, at a water depth of 328-427 ft (100 to 130 m). They are the first offshore gas development in Venezuela.
The contract covers:
· Project and construction management for the Dragon platform and subsea system fabrication, transportation, and installation
· Detail engineering for the platform and subsea tieback to the Dragon field. The platform will be installed in approximately 427 ft (130 m) of water
· Procurement of long-lead equipment and procurement services for the platform.