ShawCor Wins Coating Contract In Mexico

September 2012, Vol. 239 No. 9

ShawCor Ltd.’s pipe coating division, Bredero Shaw, has received contracts with a value in excess of US$40 million from the consortium between Dragados Offshore and Swiber Offshore Construction and from Tubacero S.A. de C.V. to provide pipeline coatings and related products and services for the Linea 5 Pipeline project operated by PEMEX.

The Linea 5 Project will consist of 77 km of 36-inch pipe to be installed offshore between the Plataforma Enlace Litoral and the Terminal Maritima de Dos Bocas in the Bay of Campeche. Natural gas will be transported from the Litoral field to the terminal in Dos Bocas for supply to the PEMEX distribution network in Tabasco.

The contracts involve coating the pipe with fusion bond epoxy (FBE) anticorrosion coating at Bredero Shaw Mexico’s Monterrey plant and the supply of heat shrinkable joint protection sleeves manufactured by ShawCor’s Canusa-CPS division. Bredero Shaw Mexico will coat the pipe with concrete weight coating using its Compression Coat Technology plant in Coatzacoalcos where anode installation will also be completed. Coating for this project is scheduled to begin in mid 2012.