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Technip Undertakes Subsea Work in Gulf

03 October 2012

Paris-based Technip was awarded a contract by Murphy Exploration & Production Company USA for the development of the Dalmatian field in the Gulf of Mexico.

The project consists of a subsea tie-back to an existing Gulf of Mexico platform. Water depths range from 530 to 1,800 meters in the field, which is owned by owned by Murphy and Ecopetrol America.

Technip's contract covers project management, engineering, fabrication and installation of a gas riser, an oil riser, a 38-kilometer flowline and a 34-kilometer pipe-in-pipe flowline, installation of a main subsea control umbilical, infield umbilical and pre-commissioning, the company said in a statement.

Technip's Houston office will handle project management, and the flowlines and risers will be welded at a Technip facility in Mobile, Alabama.

Offshore installation is scheduled to be completed in 2013 by Technip's Deep Blue pipelay vessel, deepwater support vessel Deep Pioneer and HOS Iron Horse, a Technip managed service vessel.