Technip awarded subsea contract for Walker Ridge developmentCompany News // January 10, 2011
Technip has been awarded a lump sum contract by Enbridge Offshore Facilities LLC (Enbridge) for the development of the Walker Ridge gas gathering system in the Gulf of Mexico, at a water depth of 7,000ft (2,130m).
The award covers the engineering, fabrication and installation of 160 miles (270km) of steel catenary risers and pipelines as well as the installation of subsea equipments.
Technip's operating centre in Houston, Texas will perform the overall project management. The export pipelines and risers will be welded at the group’s spoolbase located in Mobile, Alabama.
Offshore installation is scheduled to be completed with Deep Blue, Technip’s deepwater pipelay vessel, in 2013.