Technip Clinches Contract for Snorre Field Development



Technip received a contract from Statoil for the development of the Snorre field in the Norwegian North Sea. The awarded contract covers the welding and installation of a 6-mile-long (9-kilometer-long) rigid steel flowline to connect the Snorre A and B platforms. Work also includes installation and tie-in of the flexible risers required to connect the flowline to the platforms. The risers are scheduled for installation in the summer of 2011, while flowline installation will be done in the first half of 2012, followed by the tie-in operations. Snorre is a large oil field located on Norwegian Blocks 34/4 and 34/7 in the Tampen area of the North Sea in water depths of 984 to 1,148 feet (300 to 350 meters).

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