Global Industries Wins Pipelay Work Offshore India

Global Industries

Global Industries' subsidiary, Global Offshore International, Ltd. has been awarded a contract of approximately $87 million from British Gas Exploration and Production India Ltd. (BGEPIL), a nominee of the joint venture between BGEPIL, Oil and National Gas Corporation Ltd. - India, and Reliance Industries Ltd. for the New Revised Plan of Development (NRPOD) Project in their Mid Tapti field. Global's contract calls for the transportation, installation and pre-commissioning of one 20" x 80 km gas export pipeline, one 20" x 22 km infield pipeline with a 4" piggyback instrument air line, associated pipeline end manifolds and risers, the fabrication of two pipeline end manifolds and pipe burial operations.

Pipe lay barge mobilization is scheduled for December 2006 for this eleven-month contract. Global will execute the offshore installation in 15 to 40 meter water depth in the Mid Tapti field, located 160 km northwest of Mumbai.