Technip was awarded by Apache Energy Ltd a subsea installation contract worth approximately A$60 million (about €50 million) for the Balnaves oil field development, located in the Carnarvon Basin, offshore North Western Australia, at a water depth of approximately 135 meters.
The contract includes the project management, design, engineering and installation of:
•Seven kilometers of flexible flowlines(1) and risers(2),
•Three kilometers of umbilicals(3),
•Manifolds, spools(4), flying leads and jumpers(5),
•A mooring system and riser column.
Technip’s operating center in Perth, Australia, will execute the contract, with engineering to commence immediately. The project is scheduled to be completed during the second half of 2013. Technip’s new-built multipurpose installation and construction vessel, the Deep Orient, will be used during the offshore campaign and will commence operations in 2013.