Maersk Oil Qatar awards submarine pipeline contract

Maersk Oil Qatar AS has awarded the National Petroleum Construction Co. of Abu Dhabi the pipeline contract for block 5 development at Al Shaheen field.

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DUBAI, UAE --Maersk Oil Qatar AS has awarded the National Petroleum Construction Co. of Abu Dhabi the pipeline contract for block 5 development at Al Shaheen field.

Scope of work includes design, engineering, procurement, fabrication, offshore installation and testing of 260 km (162 mi) of submarine pipelines ranging in diameters from 152 mm (6 in) to 610 mm (24 in), in addition to 60 km (37 mi) of submarine power and communication cables, and associated works. Water depths range from 52 m (171 ft) to 70 m (230 ft).

The first work is scheduled for completion by the end of 2007 and the remainder by mid-2009.

3/19/2007

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