CTC wins trenching contract

China-based Offshore Oil Engineering Co. (COOEC) has awarded a £3-million ($5.8-million) contract to CTC Marine Projects for trenching services on the Ledong 22-1/15-1 project offshore Hainan Island in the South China Sea.

Offshore staff

HAUGESUND, Norway -- China-based Offshore Oil Engineering Co. (COOEC) has awarded a £3-million ($5.8-million) contract to CTC Marine Projects for trenching services on the Ledong 22-1/15-1 project offshore Hainan Island in the South China Sea.

The scope of work, to be performed in the 2Q 2008, includes the burial of 56 km (35 mi) of the Ledong 24-in (61-cm) export pipeline. CTC`s Advanced Pipeline Plough will be used on the project deployed from the COOEC vesselHai Yang Shi You 299.

COOEC, based in Tianjin, is a subsidiary of the China National Offshore Oil Corp. (CNOOC).

"Our technology will enable pipelines in this typhoon affected area to be cost-effectively stabilized and protected in all local soil conditions," says Tony Inglis, CTC`s managing director

02/11/2008

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