Technip Awarded EPIC Contract for Gjoa Development

GDF Suez awarded Technip an engineering, procurement, construction and installation contract for the Gjoa field development in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea.

The contract includes engineering and fabrication work of two smoothbore gas export risers to connect the Gjoa platform with a gas export pipeline; removal of existing roughbore risers and installing two new smoothbore risers; and tie-in and pre-commissioning activities.

Offshore installation is scheduled for completion in the second half of 2011. Gjoa is located on Blocks 35/9 and 36/7 in the Norwegian North Sea, 28 miles (45 kilometers) offshore Norway in water depths of 1,181 feet (360 meters). 

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