BP Selects Technip for Thunder Horse South Expansion in Gulf

July 2015, Vol.242, No. 7

BP Exploration & Production awarded Technip a lump sum project for the design, engineering, fabrication, installation and pre-commissioning of the new production pipeline systems on the south side of the Thunder Horse production drilling quarters unit.

At a water depth of 1,900 meters, the field development is located in Mississippi Canyon Blocks 778 and 822, in the ultra-deepwater Gulf of Mexico environment.

The contract covers project management and engineering, Coating, fabrication, installation and permanent anchoring of two rigid production flowlines of 3.25-km each with four pipeline end terminations, and pre-commissioning and testing.

Technip’s operating center in Houston will handle overall project management. The infield flowlines will be welded at the group’s spoolbase in Mobile, AL.