Technip secures Enfield area subsea, North Sea IRM contracts

Offshore staff

PARIS Woodside has awarded Technip a wide-ranging subsea contract for the Greater Enfield project offshore Western Australia, in water depths ranging from 340-850 m (1,115-2,789 ft).

This covers project management, design, engineering, procurement, installation and pre-commissioning (EPIC) of:

  • Carbon steel production flowline, carbon steel water injection flowline, flexible risers and flowlines with a total length of 82.2 km (51.1 mi)
  • 38.9 km (24.2 mi) of dynamic and static umbilicals
  • Subsea structures and valves
  • Transport and installation of a multi-phase pump system.

Technip’s center in Perth will manage the program with support from the company’s branches in Kuala Lumpur and Chennai.

Flexible pipes will be manufactured at the company’s plant in Tanjung Langsat, Johor, Malaysia, with the Newcastle, UK division providing the umbilicals. Various Technip vessels will perform offshore installations, which are due for completion in 2018.

Repsol Sinopec Resources UK has awarded Technip a frame agreement covering inspection, repair, and maintenance (IRM) works on North Sea subsea infrastructure. The company will provide diving support and IRM services for 2016, with a possible extension to include 2017 and 2018.

The agreement covers provision of diving equipment, underwater intervention and engineering services; onshore management and engineering support, and provision of ancillary personnel and equipment; diver/ROV inspection, maintenance, repair, construction and decommissioning.

Technip’s operating center in Aberdeen is managing the project, which will employ diving support vessels from the group’s fleet.


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