Technip JV awarded contract for Malikai TLPNews // February 14, 2013
Technip, in a joint venture with Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering Sdn Bhd (MMHE), has been awarded a contract for the engineering, procurement and construction of a tension leg platform (TLP) for the Malikai deepwater project. The contract was awarded by by Sabah Shell Petroleum Company Ltd (SSPC).
The TLP will be designed as a fully-manned platform to be installed 110km offshore Sabah, Malaysia, in a water depth of approximately 500m.
The TLP will weigh approximately 26,000 tonnes incorporating a topsides, which will have facilities to process 60,000 barrels of oil and 1.4 million cubic meters per day of gas, and a hull. The tendons will be fabricated in the Gulf of Mexico, and transported to Malaysia for installation at the Malikai field.
Technip will lead the joint venture, with engineering and procurement to be carried out at its operating center in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Hull and moorings engineering will be performed in Kuala Lumpur by Technip MHB Hull Engineering (TMH).
The TLP will be constructed and commissioned at MMHE’s fabrication yard at Pasir Gudang in Johor, Malaysia.
The work is scheduled for completion in mid-2015.