Bredero Shaw Wins Pipe Coating Contract For SCPX Project

July 2014, Vol. 241, No. 7

ShawCor Ltd.’s pipe coating division, Bredero Shaw, has received a contract valued at US$70 million from BP Exploration (Shah Deniz) Ltd. for and on behalf of the South Caucasus Pipeline Company Ltd. for coating services for the South Caucasus Pipeline Expansion (SCPX) project.

The objective of the SCPX Project is to expand capacity of the existing SCP system to accommodate additional gas throughput from the Shah Deniz Stage 2 development in the Azerbaijan sector of the Caspian Sea.

This contract involves coating 491 km of predominately 48-inch pipe with 3-layer polyethylene and internal flow coating. Coating is expected to start shortly and be completed in late 2015.