Ghana National Petroleum Co. memberikan lump-sum contract kepada Technip untuk Phase 1 dari project Natural Gas Transportation & Processing GNPC, 60 km dari offshore Ghana. Kontrak meliputi engineering, welding, dan installation dari 14-km rigid steel flowline, serta engineering, fabrication, and installation dari satu pipeline end termination.

Penulis : Christopher E. Smith

The flowline will be the deepwater section of a pipeline moving associated natural gas from the 1.8-billion bbl Jubilee oil field to an onshore processing plant.

Press reports from Ghana in May stated work was under way on first-phase construction of the gas processing plant.

Technip’s operating center in Paris will execute the contract, with the flowline welded at the company’s spoolbase in Mobile, Ala. Installation will begin at yearend, carried out by Apache II, Technip’s new pipelay vessel.