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Petrobras contracts Technip for offshore projects

03rd September 2013

Technip signed a frame agreement with Petrobras for offshore projects modifications services in Brazil

Petrobras contracts Technip for offshore projects
The services comprise basic and detailed design, engineering consulting, planning, control and execution supplies for 13 offshore platforms

French Technip has finalised a four-year frame agreement with Brazilian oil giant Petrobras for projects modifications services for the company’s Rio de Janeiro Operations Unit (UO-RIO), including existing offshore platforms located in the Campos Basin area, Brazil.

 

The services comprise basic and detailed design, engineering consulting, planning, control and execution supplies for 13 offshore platforms.

 

Technip was previously awarded contracts on some of these projects, such as constructing the topsides of three of Petrobras’ deepwater production semis P-51, P-52 and P-56.

 

Technip’s operating centre in Rio de Janeiro will carry out the project management, engineering and procurement.

 

UO-RIO currently operates 15 offshore platforms and is Petrobras' biggest production unit in terms of oil and gas output. Two new platforms, P-55 and P-62, have startup foreseen in 2013 and 2014, respectively.