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Technip awarded a new flexible pipe contract in Brazil
Date: Sunday, March 04, 2007 @ 11:00:00 EST

Technip awarded a new flexible pipe contract in BrazilTechnip has been awarded a contract worth approximately $150 million by Petrobras for the development of the Roncador field, located off the Brazilian coast. The Roncador P-54 project consists of eleven production and six water injection subsea wells, located at water depths down to 1,740 meters and connected in direct tie-back to the P-54 FPSO anchored at a water depth of 1,400 meters.

Technip will perform the engineering, project management, manufacturing and testing of six different types of flexible pipes:

  •  eleven production flowlines
  •  eleven gas lift flowlines
  •  six water injection flowlines
  •  eleven production risers
  •  eleven gas lift risers, and
  •  six water injection risers

Technip's operations and engineering center in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) will execute the engineering and the project management. The Group's plant located in Vitória (Brazil) will manufacture the 142 km of flexible pipes.

This contract between Technip and Petrobras marks a new step in their longstanding and fruitful collaboration. Technip and its partners are currently executing two other contracts for the development of the Roncador field: one covers the engineering and construction of the P-52 semi-submersible platform and one covers the design, manufacture and installation of its tie-back pipes.

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