Technip awarded large North Sea contract


Technip awarded large North Sea contract

Enquest has selected Technip for a large subsea contract in the North Sea, delivering engineering, procurement, installation and construction for the Kraken development which is located 400km north-east of Aberdeen and 130km east of Shetland.


The development lies at a water depth of 120m. The contract covers a variety of project management engineering and installation works, which include:


-          Fabrication and pipelay of approximately 100km of pipe

-          Installation of 3 umbilicals totalling 14km

-          Installation of 7km of flexible risers and jumpers

-          Template and manifold installation at three drill centres

-          Diverless tie-ins to pieplines and manifolds

-          Pipeline flooding, hydro testing and leak testing


Bill Morrice, Managing Director of Technip in the UK, said: “We are delighted to have been awarded this contract which builds upon our excellent relationship with EnQuest. Our vast experience in the delivery of efficient, cost-effective solutions for our clients has been recognized once again and we look forward to supporting EnQuest to maximize production from the Kraken field, currently one of the largest developments in the UK North Sea.”


The contract will be executed by Technip’s operating centre in Aberdeen, and a number of vessel from the company’s fleet will be used. This includes Technip’s Deep Energy, one of the largest pipelay vessels ever built.