Technip awarded 10-year Spar platform master agreement in the Gulf of MexicoProjects and Operations // May 9, 2011
Technip has been awarded a 10-year master agreement by BP Exploration and Production Inc.
The agreement covers the design, procurement and construction of hulls and mooring systems for Spar platforms to be located in the Gulf of Mexico, as well as the design of top tension risers for dry tree units.
Technipís operating center in Houston, Texas, will execute the agreement. It stipulates that the Spars will be fabricated at the Groupís yard in Pori, Finland, where 12 of Technipís 14 Spars have already been manufactured.
Within the framework of this agreement, pre-front-end engineering design activity for the Mad Dog Phase II Spar has already begun. The front-end engineering design for this project is scheduled to commence in the second quarter of 2011.