Technip awarded Khafji expansion program

Technip has won a near $400-million engineering, procurement, fabrication, installation, commissioning, and start-up contract for further development of the offshore Khafji field in the Neutral Zone between Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.

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PARIS -- Technip has won a near $400-million engineering, procurement, fabrication, installation, commissioning, and start-up contract for further development of the offshore Khafji field in the Neutral Zone between Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.

The contract was issued by the Khafji Joint Operations, a joint venture between Aramco Gulf Operations and Kuwait Gulf Oil Co.

Technip’s scope covers installation of two integrated wellhead jackets, two power distribution platforms, a main composite submarine cable and various infield cables, a new living quarters platform, and control room. The contract also extends to refurbishment of the existing LQ and OCP platforms.

The company’s operating center in Abu Dhabi will perform overall project management, including procurement and supervision of fabrication and installation. Fabrication, transportation, and installation are subcontracted to China Offshore Oil Engineering Corp. (COOEC). Work started this summer, and is scheduled to take three years to complete.

10/07/2010

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