Technip wins EPIC contract to expand subsea drill centres in North Sea

Technip has secured an engineering, procurement, installation and commissioning (EPIC) contract from Marathon Oil for on-going expansion of the subsea drill centres at Kneler B and Volund located in the Alvheim area in the North Sea.

The water depth in the area is around 120m, and the subsea work will be performed by use of remotely-operated vehicles as well as by divers.

The contract includes engineering, fabrication, installation and diving tie-ins of pipeline spools, a short length pipe connecting a subsea pipeline and a riser, including protection covers and installation of a manifold, a piece of pipe with several lateral outlets and/or inlets for connecting one pipe with others.

Technip is a provider of project management, engineering, and construction services for the oil and gas industry, headquartered in Paris, France.