Technip Bags TAQA Installation Contract for Falcon Field

TAQA Bratani has awarded Technip an installation contract for the development of the Falcon field, located in the UK sector of the North Sea in 525 feet (160 meters) of water.

The awarded contract includes project management and engineering; installation of an 6-inch production flexible flowline and a 4-inch gas lift flexible flowline; installation of a control umbilical and a subsea distribution unit, both free-issued; removal and replacement of a flexible riser; trenching and backfilling of the flowlines and umbilical; pre-commissioning, tie-ins and testing.

Offshore installation is scheduled for completion in the second half of 2011. First oil is expected from Falcon during the second half of 2011. 

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