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Technip Awarded a Key Subsea Contract for the Walker Ridge Development in the Gulf of Mexico

06 January 2011

Technip was awarded a lump sum contract by Enbridge for the development of the Walker Ridge gas gathering system in the Gulf of Mexico, at a water depth of 7,000 feet (2,130 meters).

This award reinforces Technipís leading position in the Gulf of Mexico ultra deep water market. It covers the engineering, fabrication and installation of 160 miles (270 kilometers) of steel catenary risers* and pipelines as well as the installation of subsea equipments.

Technip's operating center in Houston, Texas will perform the overall project management. The export pipelines and risers will be welded at the Groupís spoolbase located in Mobile, Alabama. Offshore installation is scheduled to be completed with the Deep Blue, Technipís deepwater pipelay vessel, in 2013.