ROV NEWS: Technip/Fels Setal Consortium Sign the Contract for the
P-52 Platform Offsho
Posted on 19.12.2003 - 13:26 EST in ONSHORE NEWS by Rons_ROV_Links
The Technip/Fels Setal consortium has been awarded by Petrobras a contract worth approximately USD 775 million for
the engineering and construction of the P-52 semi-submersible production platform, to be located in the Roncador field in
the deep water of the Campos Basin.
The project management, engineering, construction, mating, integration and
procurement activities of the project will be shared (25%/75%) between Technip and Fels Setal.
Delivery of the floating production unit in Roncador production site is due in 32 months from contract award. The project
involves the detailed engineering, procurement and construction of an 180,000 bpd semi-submersible production platform
capable of operating in water depths up to 1,800 meters.
Technip through its fully-owned subsidiary Technip Engenheria, based in Rio de Janeiro, will be responsible for the
overall detailed engineering of the complete topsides (including process modules, flare and deck box) for a total dry
weight of 23 000 mt, as well as the engineering procurement services and the offshore mating. FELS Setal will be
performing the detailed engineering and construction of the lower hull, at Singapore the construction of the deckbox, the
topsides as well accommodation at its facilities in Angra dos Reis and the process modules fabrication at its Niterio
yard. Hook-up, FPU integration, commissioning and pre-operations start-up will be also done at Fels Setal yard located at
Angra dos Reis.
The P-52 contract further establishes Technip/Fels Setal consortium as a key supporter of Brazil’s effort to increase oil
output from Campos Basin and other Brazilian oil fields with significant local content. With more than 25 years presence
in Brazil, and the country’s largest engineering workforce, Technip is in a position to fulfill all requirements and
specifications of the project and to demonstrate its capabilities on such a challenging project.
With a workforce of about 19,000 persons, Technip ranks among the top five corporations in the field of oil, gas and
petrochemical engineering, construction and services. Headquartered in Paris, the Group is listed in New York and Paris.
The Group’s main engineering and business centers are located in France, Italy, Germany, the UK, Norway, Finland, the
Netherlands, the United States, Brazil, Abu-Dhabi, China, India, Malaysia and Australia. The Group has high-quality
industrial and construction facilities in France, Brazil, the UK, the USA, and Finland as well as a world-class fleet of
offshore construction vessels.
Paris, December 19, 2003
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