Technip doubles up on Gjoa

StatoilHydro has awarded the contract for the fabrication and installation of structures and tie-in of the pipeline systems for the Gjøa project to France’s Technip.

The contract is worth some NOK 500 million, and the work will start immediately. Technip has previously been awarded the contract for the fabrication and installation of the in-field pipelines and will also perform unmanned subsea operations.

The contract includes:
• fabrication and installation of tie-in structures for the in-field pipelines and export pipelines
• fabrication and installation of expansion loops and guards
• tie-in of risers, in-field pipelines and export pipelines towards tie-in structures and templates
• water filling, cleaning, dimension control and pressure testing of pipelines

The fabrication work will start during the autumn of 2008. The extensive installation work will continue through the 2009 season

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