PARIS -- Bluewater Industries Inc. has awarded Technip a subsea contract for the Gulf of Mexico Mirage field in Mississippi Canyon block 941. The ATP-operated field is in 4,050 ft (1,234 m) of water.
Technip's workscope covers engineering for the welding and installation of two steel catenary risers and two oil and gas export flowlines, measuring 31 km (19 mi) and 52 km (32 mi) long. Also included is the fabrication and installation of subsea structures and jumpers, and pre-commissioning.
The contract will be managed out of Technip's Houston office. The flowlines and risers will be welded at the group's spoolbase in Mobile, Alabama, in 1Q 2008, followed by installation with the company's reel lay vesselDeep Blue and chartered vessel Geohold.