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    Horizon Offshore signs pipeline installation contract

    News // January 7, 2005
    Horizon Offshore has announced that its subsidiary Horizon Marine Construction Ltd has signed a contract with West Africa Gas Pipeline Company Limited (WAPCo) for the installation of the West Africa Gas Pipeline.

    WAPCo is a consortium of ChevronTexaco, Shell Overseas Holdings Ltd, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, and Takoradi Power Company Limited of Ghana.

    The project calls for the installation of a 20in main gas transportation pipeline which extends 579km (approximately 360 miles) from Lagos, Nigeria to Takoradi, Ghana and runs along the coastlines of Togo and Benin with feeder spur lines to each of thosecountries.

    The project planning and preparation will begin immediately with contract completion expected in October 2006.

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