PARIS – GDF Suez has awarded Technip a €45-million ($62.5 million) engineering, procurement, construction, and installation contract for Gjøa development in the Norwegian North Sea.
The contract includes engineering and fabrication of two smoothbore gas export risers to connect the platform to the gas export pipeline, removal of roughbore risers and installation of the new smoothbores, and tie-ins and pre-commissioning.
Technip in Oslo, Norway, will execute the contract. Fabrication of the risers is scheduled for the flexible pipe plant in Le Trait, France. Offshore installation, which will be executed with notably the Skandi Arctic from the Technip fleet, is scheduled to be completed in the second half of 2011.
GDF names Technip to Gjøa development