Technip wins contract to install gas-export lines offshore Malaysia

Technip SA, a France-based provider of construction services, has won a contract from Sarawak Shell Berhad, a Malaysian subsidiary of Shell, to provide engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning for two new gas-export lines at the Laila and D12 fields located offshore Malaysia.

The Laila field is located 50km Northwest of Miri, at a water depth of 75m, while D12 field is located 140km offshore Bintulu, Malaysia, at a water depth of 50m.

The scope of the contract includes design, fabrication and installation of a 5km flexible pipe and a 10km flexible pipe respectively of 7″ and 12.8″ diameters, diver installation of riser clamps at both jacket platforms, pre-commissioning of the flowlines and project management.

The contract is being executed by Technip’s operating centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The flexible flowlines will be manufactured at Technip’s Asiaflex Products plant in Tanjung Langsat, Malaysia.

Technip’s new-built multipurpose installation and construction vessel, the Deep Orient, will be used for the installation. The work on the contract is due to be completed in the first half of 2014.