PARIS – Santos has contracted Technip for flexible subsea pipes for the Fletcher Finucane oil field development off Western Australia.
The field is in the Carnarvon basin, in a water depth of 160 m (525 ft).
Technip’s scope includes project management, engineering and supply of 31 km (19 mi) of 10.2-in. (26-cm) and 9-in. (23-cm) production flowlines and 22 km (13.7 mi) of 3-in. (7.6-cm) service lines. Delivery is scheduled for 2Q 2012.
The manufacturing element represents the largest contract awarded to date to Technip’s Asiaflex Products flexible pipe plant in Tanjung Langsat, Malaysia, which started operating in 2010.
Technip’s operating center in Perth will perform project management and engineering.