Technip Wins Bass Lite Development Work


Technip has been awarded a contract by Mariner Energy for the fabrication and installation of a subsea flowline and risers for the Bass Lite development in the Gulf of Mexico.

The contract includes engineering, procurement, fabrication and installation of a steel flowline that will tie-back subsea wells at a depth of 6,750 feet of water in Atwater Valley 426, to a steel catenary riser to be installed on the Devils Tower Spar in 5,600 feet of water. Technip will also design and manufacture one Flowline End Termination (FLET), two Flowline Midline Terminations (FLMT) as well as manufacture and install the jumper.

Detailed engineering and project management will be performed at Technip's operations and engineering center in Houston, Texas. Assembly of the flowline and SCRs will take place at Technip's spoolbase located in Mobile, Alabama.

Offshore installation is scheduled for Q4 2007 and will be executed by Technip's deepwater pipelay vessel Deep Blue.