PARIS -- Shell Oil and Gas Malaysia Llc. has awarded Technip a contract for the Cili Padi gas field development, which lies 153 km (95 mi) offshore Bintulu, Malaysia, at a water depth of 91 m (299 ft).
The contract covers conceptual and detailed design engineering for the topsides and substructure for a new unmanned satellite drilling riser platform as well as the topsides, substructure, and bridge for a new riser platform to be bridge-linked to the existing F23 gas production platform. Also included in the contract are modification of the topsides of the F23 platform for the tie-in of the two new platforms, a new 30-km (19-mi) pipeline, including a subsea T-piece for the tie-in of the Selasih field, and a new electrical power generation and distribution system.
Technip's operations and engineering center in Kuala Lumpur will execute the contract.
The project is scheduled for completion in 2Q 2008.
Shell operates the field. Partners include Petronas Carigali Sdn. Bhd. and Nippon Oil.