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Technip and Subsea 7 Awarded Subsea Installation Contract for the CWLH Redevelopment Project in Australia

02 February 2010

Technip and Subsea 7 have been awarded a subsea installation contract by Australiaís largest publicly traded oil and gas exploration and production company, Woodside Energy Ltd., for the Cossack Wanaea Lambert Hermes (CWLH) redevelopment project in Western Australia.

The overall CWLH redevelopment project involves the replacement of the oil-producing Cossack Pioneer floating production storage and offloading facility, located offshore in the Carnarvon Basin, as well as the refurbishment of associated subsea infrastructure.

The Technip and Subsea 7 contract consisting in the refurbishment of associated subsea infrastructure covers:

* project management,

* recovery of three risers(1) and installation of three replacement risers,

* installation of 20 kilometers of flowlines(2),

* riser base rectification works, and

* pre-commissioning assistance.

The project team is based in Technipís office in Perth, Western Australia. The flowlines and risers have been manufactured in Le Trait, France, one of Technipís flexible pipe plants. Offshore installation is scheduled to start in the fourth quarter of 2010 using the Venturer, a construction vessel from Technipís fleet and the Nor Australis diving support vessel contracted to Woodside.