EnQuest have awarded Technip a large engineering, procurement, installation and construction (EPCI) contract estimated to be worth between €250million and €500million for the Kraken development located in the North Sea, 400km northeast of Aberdeen and 130km east of Shetland, at a water depth of approximately 120m.
The contract covers various project management engineering and installation works, which include:
Fabrication and pipelay of approximately 50km of rigid pipe - 25km of metallurgically clad pipe and 25km of HDPE lined
Installation of three umbilicals totaling 14km
Installation of 7km of flexible risers and jumpers
Template and manifold installation at three drill centers
Diverless tie-ins to pipelines and manifolds
Pipeline flooding, hydro testing and leak testing
Technip’s operating center in Aberdeen, United-Kingdom, will execute the contract.
The group will leverage its unique vertical position in the subsea business. The Group’s spoolbase in Evanton, United Kingdom, will weld and load-out the rigid pipe and Technip Umbilicals,Technip’s wholly-owned subsidiary in Newcastle, United Kingdom, will manufacture the umbilical. All construction work on the project will be undertaken via diverless construction methods.
A number of vessels from the Technip fleet will be utilized for the offshore campaign, including Technip’s Deep Energy, one of the largest pipelay vessels ever built.
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