Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) has let two ultradeepwater contracts to Technip for the supply of flexible pipes for the Sapinhoa Norte field and I5 at Lula field (formerly Tupi) in the Santos basin presalt area offshore Brazil. The fields lie in as much as 2,500 m of water. The value of either contract was not disclosed.
The combination of both contracts covers the supply of 100 km of flexible pipes for oil production, gas lift, and gas injection, Technip reported. It also includes related equipment for the presalt area, to be installed on the Cidade de Angra dos Reis and Cidade de Ilhabela floating production, storage, and offloading units.