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Technip Secures Subsea Contract For Shell's Prelude FLNG Development

29 June 2012

Technip SA said it has been awarded a large subsea installation contract by Shell Development (Australia) Pty Ltd for the Prelude Floating Liquefied Natural Gas, or FLNG, facility moored some 200 kilometers off the north west coast of Australia, in the Browse Basin, at a water depth of around 240 meters.

The contract includes project management, fabrication, transport and installation by reeling of 12" corrosion resistant alloy clad rigid flowlines, onshore fabrication of PLETs, flowline appurtenances and rigid spools, transport and installation of the subsea equipment including manifolds and umbilical termination assemblies, rigid spools and flying leads. In addition, the contract includes the management of key interfaces with the hook-up and commissioning of the FLNG facility with timely transport, installation and handover of the flexible risers and umbilical.

The company noted that its operating centers in Perth, Australia, and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, will execute the contract, with engineering to commence immediately.