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Technip Secures Subsea Installation Contract from ConocoPhillips

25 March 2009

French energy sector services and equipment provider Technip has announced that it has been awarded by ConocoPhillips Skandinavia a lump sum contract for the Ekofisk subsea water injection project located in Block 2/4 on the Norwegian continental shelf.

According to the company, the contract provides for the installation, tie-in and commissioning of subsea facilities between the existing Ekofisk facilities and a new eight-well subsea injection template.

The contract includes installation engineering; procurement of installation equipment; installation of client provided spools, flexible flowlines and umbilicals; design, fabrication and installation of protection covers; and tie-in and commissioning.

The detailed design and the other equipment will be provided by ConocoPhillips. According to the company, offshore installation is scheduled for 2009. Installation will be performed by several vessels including Technip's new-built diving support vessel, the Skandi Arctic.

Technip is engaged in the fields of project management, engineering and construction for the oil & gas industry, offering a comprehensive portfolio of services and technologies. Present in 46 countries, Technip has operating centers and industrial assets (manufacturing plants, spoolbases, construction yard) on five continents, and operates its own fleet of specialized vessels for pipeline installation and subsea construction.