Written by Niamh Forrest – 22/10/2015 7:35 am
Technip has been awarded a subsea contact by JX Nippon Oil and Gas exploration in Malaysia.
The deal will see the company cover the engineering, procurement, fabrication, installation and commissioning of three flexible pipes in the Layang field, offshore Sarawak.
The flexible pipes consist of two production risers and flowlines and one gas export riser and flowline, connecting shallow water platforms to a new FPSO (Floating Production Storage and Offloading Unit).
KK Lim, president of Technip in Asia Pacific, said:”We are delighted to work with JX Nippon Oil and Gas Exploration and its main partner Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd (PCSB) on this project which is awarded under the “Flexible Pipes Framework Agreement” signed with PCSB last year.
“It demonstrates the competitiveness of our flexible pipe technology for shallow water developments and the advantages of our unique subsea integrated approach as a one stop solution for cost-effective field developments.”
Technip said the during the installation campaign, the group’s multipurpose vessel, the Deep Prient will be used.
The project is expected to be complete in the second half of 2016.
Technip’s operating centre in Kuala Lumpur will execute the contract, while the flexible flowlines will be produced in AsiaFlex Products, Technip’s manufacturing facility in Tanjung Langsat, Johor, Malaysia.