Technip awarded contract by W&T Offshore

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Technip, a provider of project management, engineering and construction for the oil & gas industry, announced today that the company has been awarded a sub sea contract by W&T Offshore Inc for the Daniel Boone field development, in the Gulf of Mexico. 

This field is located in Green Canyon Block 646, at a water depth of 1,349 meters (4,230 feet) and will be tied back to the Front Runner Spar.

Under the contract Technip will cover engineering for the installation, welding and installation of a production rigid flowline, which is 23 miles long, terminating at the spar with a flexible riser. It also includes the design, fabrication and installation of an in-line structure and PLET and engineering for the installation and installation of a 23 miles long umbilical, jumper and flying leads.

Technip said that the company’s operations and engineering center in Houston, Texas, USis executing this contract.

The flowline has been welded at the company’s spoolbase located in Mobile, Alabama, USand the riser was fabricated in Le Trait, France, one of Technip’s flexible pipe plants.

Offshore installation is scheduled for the second quarter of 2009, using the Deep Blue, Technip’s deepwater pipelay vessel.

First production for Daniel Boone is expected to be in the second half of 2009.

Financial details of the contract were not available.

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