Technip Wins Flowline Contract for Snohvit Field

Statoil has awarded Technip an installation contract for the infield flowlines, service lines and umbilicals at the Snohvit field.

The contract, valued above 65 million EUR, includes the following: Installation of 13%Cr infield flowlines (17km, 14"), installation of a CO2 pipeline (150km, 8"), two off service lines (143km each, 4") from Melkoya to Snohvit, umbilicals (170km) infield and from Melkoya to Snohvit, spool installation and tie-ins. All linepipe and umbilicals are supplied by Statoil. The infield lines will be installed and tied-in during 2004 and the remainder of the installation will be performed in 2005.

The project management and engineering for the work will be performed in Oslo, Norway, and the fabrication of the pipelines will take place at Technip's welding base in Orkanger, Norway and possibly Evanton, Scotland. Several of the Technip's vessels will be used for the offshore installation activities.