|[April 18, 2014]
Technip Wins Umbilical Contract for Kaombo Project in Angola
PARIS --(Business Wire)--
Technip (Paris:TEC) (ISIN:FR0000131708) (ADR:TKPPY) announces that a
consortium composed of Angoflex Ltda(1) (owned jointly with
Sonangol) and DUCO Ltd(2), has been awarded a large(3)
lump-sum contract by Total E&P Angola. The contract consists of the
umbilical system part of the Kaombo project, located in Block 32
offshore Angola in water depths up to 2,000 meters.
The scope of work covers the engineering, procurement and fabrication of
120 kilometers of umbilicals, the majority of which will be manufactured
at the Angoflex facility in Lobito, Angola. The project will be one of
the largest umbilical project to be manufactured in Lobito following a
major expansion of the plant capabilities in 2012.
The contract will be managed from DUCO Ltd in the UK, which will bring
its experience and expertise to perform the project management,
engineering and procurement activities.
The project will start immediately with first umbilical deliveries in
Angola scheduled for 2016. The project is scheduled for completion in
Jean Louis Rostaing, Managing Director of DUCO Ltd, said: "We are
very proud to have been selected again by Total to support this major
Angolan development, which is the largest umbilical supply contract
awarded to Technip. This contract is an excellent example of our
capabilities to deliver large and complex umbilical projects and our
unique position to manufacture umbilicals locally in Angola."
This award follows the announcement of the
contract won by the consortium of Technip and Heerema Marine Contractors
(Heerema), for the engineering, procurement, construction,
installation (EPCI) and pre-commissioning for the SURF (subsea
umbilicals, risers and flowlines) part of the Kaombo project.
(1) Angoflex is a joint company between Technip (70%) and Sonangol (30%)
DUCO is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Technip
(3) For Technip, a
"large" subsea contract is ranging from €250 to €500 million.
About subsea products
Umbilical: an assembly of steel tubes and/or
thermoplastic hoses which can also include electrical cables or
optic fibers used to control subsea structures from a platform
or a vessel. Umbilical systems are the critical link in subsea
operations, relaying power, communications and chemicals between
hydraulic-operated equipment on the seafloor and a platform or
Technip is a world leader in project management, engineering and
construction for the energy industry. From the deepest Subsea oil & gas
developments to the largest and most complex Offshore and Onshore
infrastructures, our 40,000 people are constantly offering the best
solutions and most innovative technologies to meet the world's energy
Present in 48 countries, Technip has state-of-the-art
industrial assets on all continents and operates a fleet of specialized
vessels for pipeline installation and subsea construction.
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