PARIS – Eni has contracted Technip for subsea installations at Kitan field in the Timor Sea. This field is in 350 m (1,148 ft) water depth in the area jointly administered by Timor-Leste and Australia, 500 km (310 mi) from the northern Australian coast and 250 km (155 mi) south of the Timor-Leste capital, Dili.
Technip’s remit includes project management and engineering; the supply and installation of 23 km (14 mi) of flowlines and risers; and installation of Kitan’s umbilical system. The company’s operating center in Perth will execute the contract.
Pipelines will be manufactured at the group’s plant in Le Trait, northern France, with the construction vessel Venturer starting offshore installation during the first half of 2011.
Technip to install Kitan subsea spread
Eni has contracted Technip for subsea installations at Kitan field in the Timor Sea.