Technip to install offshore Sabah, Sarawak pipelines

Offshore staff

PARIS – Shell has awarded Technip (Paris:TEC) pipelay contracts for two projects offshore Malaysia.

Sarawak Shell Berhad has commissioned two new gas-export lines at the Laila and D12 fields. Laila is 50 km (31 mi) northwest of Miri in a water depth of 75 m (246 ft), and D12 is 140 km (87 mi) offshore Bintulu in 50 m (164 ft) of water.

Technip will design, fabricate, and install one 5-km (3-mi), 7-in. diameter flexible pipeline, and one 10-km (6.2-mi), 12.8-in. flexible pipeline, using its new construction vessel Deep Orient.

The company will additionally provide diver installation of riser clamps at both jacket platforms, pre-commissioning of the flowlines, and project management.

Technip’s operating center in Kuala Lumpur will manage the program, scheduled for completion in 1Q 2014. The flexible flowlines will be manufactured at the group’s Asiaflex Products plant in Tanjung Langsat, Malaysia.

Sabah Shell Petroleum Co. has commissioned Technip for pipelay for the Malikai deepwater project offshore Sabah, in 650 m (2,132 ft) of water.

The scope covers transportation, installation, and pre-commissioning of one 50-km (31-m), 8-in. gas line and one 55-km (34-mi), 10-in. liquid pipeline, plus steel catenary risers. The pipelines will extend from the Malikai tension leg platform site to the Kebabangan platform.

Technip centers in Kuala Lumpur and Singapore will execute the work, scheduled for completion in 2Q 2015, with the S-Lay vessel G1201 performing offshore installations.

2/19/2013

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