Technip/Subsea 7 JV awarded pipeline contractsNews // May 1, 2008
Technip and Subsea 7 have announced that their joint venture company (JV) Technip Subsea 7 Asia Pacific Pty Ltd (TS7) has recently been awarded two contracts for subsea installation and pipeline supply projects in New Zealand and Vietnam.
Shell Todd Oil Services Limited (STOS), a company jointly owned by Shell Petroleum Mining and Todd Petroleum Mining, has awarded TS7 a fast track contract for the provision of diving support services for the Maui maintenance project offshore New Zealand in water depths down to 110m.
The contract was successfully completed in January 2008 by TS7 from its office in Perth, Australia, using Rockwater 2, one of TS7ís vessels.
MISC Berhad, a maritime transportation and logistics provider and emerging major owner and operator of floating production units, has awarded TS7 a lump sum flexible supply contract for the Ruby FPSO project located in approximately 50m of water offshore Vietnam.
The contract includes the supply of 880m of 10in flexible risers, 440m of 6in flexible risers, 1,900m of 10in flexible flowlines, and associated buoyancy.
Delivery is estimated for the fourth quarter of 2008. Technip Subsea 7 Asia Pacific will perform the contract from its office in Perth. The flexible pipelines will be supplied by Technipís Le Trait plant, in France, one of the Groupís flexible pipe production facilities.