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    Keppel FELS strikes steel on Shah Deniz TPG500

    Yard News // August 1, 2003
    Keppel FELS Ltd, the offshore arm of Keppel Corporation through Keppel Offshore & Marine (O&M), has cut its first piece of steel signifying the start of the fast-track fabrication on the Shah Deniz TPG500 Platform, which will be installed in the Shah Deniz gas and condensate field in the Azerbaijan sector of the Caspian Sea and operated by BP.

    Keppel FELS was awarded the $96 million fabrication project by BP Exploration (Shah Deniz) Ltd, the operator of the Shah Deniz Gas Export Project.

    The yard is responsible for the entire fabrication project, including the hull, topsides and living quarters. The TPG500 platform is due to be delivered in July 2004.

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