According to Seabrokers, Technip’s new pipelay vessel Apache II is to install a 14 km rigid steel flowline in deepwater 60 km offshore Ghana.
The operation which is due to commence before year end is part of a lumpsum contract awarded by Ghana National Petroleum for a flowline installation on a pipeline which will transport natural gas from the Jubilee field to an onshore processing plant.
Technip is a provider of project management, engineering, and construction services for the oil and gas industry, headquartered in Paris, France. The company designs and builds high-technology industrial installations, such as subsea equipment and platforms, and onshore mega-complexes for the oil, gas and petrochemical sectors. It operates in three segments: Subsea, Offshore and Onshore. The company’s main subsidiaries are Technip France, Technip Italy SpA, Technip UK Limited, Technip Geoproduction Malaysia SDN BHD, Flexibras Tubos Flexiveis Limitada and Technip USA Inc.
Source:Seabrokers, December 27, 2010; Image: Technip