Technip to install deepwater Ghana gas line

Ghana National Petroleum (GNPC) has awarded Technip a lump-sum contract for a flowline installation under phase 1 of the Natural Gas Transportation and Processing project, 60 km (37 mi) offshore Ghana.

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PARIS -- Ghana National Petroleum (GNPC) has awarded Technip a lump-sum contract for a flowline installation under phase 1 of the Natural Gas Transportation and Processing project, 60 km (37 mi) offshore Ghana.

Technip will provide engineering, welding, and installation of a 14-km (8.7-mi) rigid steel flowline, and engineering, fabrication, and installation of one pipeline end termination (PLET).

The flowline will comprise the deepwater section of the pipeline, which will transport natural gas from the Jubilee field development to a planned onshore processing plant.

Technip will manage the contract from its operating center in Paris. The company’s spoolbase in Mobile, Alabama will perform welding of the flowline. Installation operations should start at the end of 2010, using the new pipelay vessel Apache II.

10/26/2010

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