Mariner contracts Bass Lite umbilical from Technip

Mariner energy Inc. has contracted Technip to provide the electric/hydraulic control umbilical for Bass Lite field in the Gulf of Mexico.

Jul 13th, 2007

Offshore staff

PARIS -- Mariner energy Inc. has contracted Technip to provide the electric/hydraulic control umbilical for Bass Lite field in the Gulf of Mexico.

The contract covers engineering and installation of three sections of steel umbilical, each some 19 mi (30.5 km) long, plus installation of hydraulic, electrical, and optical connecting lines for the subsea system controls.

The umbilical and the associated connecting lines will tie-back the two Bass Lite subsea wells, at a water depth of 6,750 ft (2,057 m) in Atwater Valley 426, to the Devils Tower Spar(2) moored in 5,600 ft (1,707 m) of water.

Technip's operations and engineering center in Houston will execute the contract. Umbilical sections will be loaded onto theApache, one of Technip's pipelay vessels, for offshore installation in the fourth quarter of 2007.

07/13/2007

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