Technip Awarded Marine Operations Contract for the Åsgard Subsea Compression Project in Norway
Technip was awarded by Statoil a contract, valued above 150million, for the major Åsgard Subsea Compression project located in the Norwegian Sea, 40 kilometers East of the Åsgard field, at a water depth of 340 meters. The contract covers the installation of the subsea compression system and its connection to the existing subsea infrastructure and the Åsgard platform.
The contract includes:
- fabrication, installation and tie-in of pipeline spools including protection covers,
- installation of power cables and umbilicals.
It also comprises options for the following works:
- engineering, fabrication and supply of a special handling system (SHS) for the installation and retrieval of the subsea compression system modules,
- initial installation of the subsea compression system modules.
Technip's operating centers in Oslo and Stavanger, Norway will execute the contract. Offshore construction will take place in 2013 and 2014. The contract also includes options for the Inspection, Maintenance and Repair stand-by vessel until 2018.
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