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    Keppel FELS wins Shah Deniz fabrication job

    Yard News // June 20, 2003
    Keppel FELS Ltd, the offshore arm of Keppel Corporation through Keppel Offshore & Marine, has been awarded a US$96 million fabrication project from BP Exploration (Shah Deniz) Ltd, the Operator of the Shah Deniz Gas Export Project.

    This is a fast-track project involving the fabrication of the platform and living quarters of the TPG500 self-installing jack-up drilling/production/quarters platform.

    The TPG 500 system is proprietary to Technip Coflexip, who are designers for the Project.

    Ex-yard delivery is scheduled for July 2004, when the client's transportation contractor will ship the four hull strips of the TPG500 jack-up to the Caspian Sea for integration with other in-country fabrication modules.

    The TPG500 will be deployed in the Shah Deniz gas-condensate field in the Caspian Sea, approximately 100 km to the south of Baku, Azerbaijan. Delivery of First gas to Turkey, the primary sales market for the Shah Deniz project is targeted for end of thethirds quarter of 2006.

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