PARIS – A joint venture of Technip (PARIS:TEC) and Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering Sdn Bhd has won a contract from Sabah Shell Petroleum to engineer, procure, and construct a TLP for the Malikai deepwater project offshore Malaysia.
This TLP will be installed 110 km (68 mi) offshore Sabah, Malaysia, at a water depth of approximately 500 m (1,640 ft).The TLP will weigh approximately 26,000 metric tons (28,660 tons) incorporating a topsides with facilities to process 60,000 b/d of oil and 1.4 MMcm/d (49.4 MMcf/d) of gas, and a hull. The tendons will be fabricated in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, and transported to Malaysia for installation at the Malikai field.
Technip will lead the joint venture, with engineering and procurement to be carried out at its center in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Hull and moorings engineering will be performed in Kuala Lumpur by Technip MHB Hull Engineering. The Malikai TLP will be constructed and commissioned at MMHE’s fabrication yard at Pasir Gudang in Johor, Malaysia.
The work is scheduled for completion in mid-2015.