ABERDEEN, Scotland -- TAQA Bratani has contracted Technip for subsea installations on the Falcon field in the UK northern North Sea, in 160 m (525 ft) water depth.
The contract scope includes project management and engineering; installation of a 6-in. flexible production flowline and a 4-in. gas-lift flexible flowline; installation of a control umbilical and a subsea distribution unit; removal and replacement of a flexible riser; trenching and backfilling of the flowlines; and pre-commissioning, tie-ins, and testing.
Technip’s operating center in Aberdeen will manage the work, with manufacturing performed at the Group’s flexible pipe plant in Le Trait, northern France. Technip’s DSV Orelia will handle offshore installations, which are due to be completed in the second half of this year.