PARIS –Petrobras has awarded Technip three deepwater pipeline projects valued at $270 million.
One covers EPIC of a rigid flowline from Canapu field in 1,700 m (5,577 ft) water depth in Espirito Santos basin to the FPSOCidade de Vitoria. The 21-km (13-mi) flowline will be the first pipe-in-pipe gas transportation project in Brazil, Technip says. Technip plans to use the Deep Blue for installation starting in 4Q 2007.
The second contract is for engineering and procurement of 37 km (23 mi) of 4-in and 6-in (10 cm and 15 cm) flexible flowlines in Mexilhao field, Santos basin.
The last of the projects is four flexible risers for the PDET export system to be installed in 1,300 m (4,265 ft) of water in Campos basin.