Technip’s Deep Energy Gains Work West of Shetland

Rob Almeida
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July 4, 2014


Deep Energy during sea trials. Photo: Westcon
Deep Energy during sea trials. Photo: Westcon

Technip announced today they have been awarded a “large” contract by Total E&P UK to conduct subsea pipeline, PLEM, PLET and template installation at the Edradour Subsea Development, located approximately 75 kilometers North West of the Shetland Islands, in approximately 300 meters of water.

Technip’s operations office in Oslo will execute the project commencing in 2016 while utilizing the Deep Energy pipelay vessel.  The scope of work covers:

  • Fabrication and installation of 12” production pipelines, 6” MEG(1) pipeline complete with 2″ piggy backed service line,
  • Supply and installation of steel tube umbilical,
  • Fabrication and installation of pipeline end manifold, flowline end termination, flexible tails and rigid well tie-in spools, as well as the installation of templates and manifolds provided by the client,
  • Rock dumping and pre-commissioning.
Photo: Technip
The Deep Energy is a DP3-equipped vessel designed to conduct subsea installation of reeled pipe of up to 18 inches in diameter in waters up to 3,000 meters deep. The ship is powered by six Wartsila 9L32 medium speed diesel engines providing 24.9MW of installed power to 7 thrusters Photo: Technip

Knut Boe, President North Sea Canada, stated: “Technip is extremely proud of the award of this contract, which demonstrates the competitiveness of our Project Management and Engineering organization and of our new state-of-the-art vessel, the Deep Energy, supporting subsea developments in shallow to ultra-deep waters.”


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