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ShawCor awarded contract for Moho Nord project

26th February 2014

ShawCor Ltd has been granted a contract from Tenaris to provide pipeline coatings for the Moho Nord Oil Pipeline project

ShawCor Ltd. has been granted contract to provide pipeline coatings for the Moho Nord project

ShawCor Ltd has announced that its Socotherm pipe coating division has been granted a contract valued at over USD 40m from Tenaris to provide pipeline coatings for the Moho Nord Oil Pipeline project.

The Moho Nord project is located in water depths of 650 to 1,150 metres, which is situated about 75 kilometers off the Congo coast in West Africa.  The majority of the contract will be implemented at the Socotherm pipe coating facility in Pozzallo, Italy with additional work being done at Socotherm's facilities in Adria, Italy and Escobar, Argentina.

This contract involves coating approximately 165 kms of 6" to 16" pipe with 3-layer polypropylene anticorrosion coating, 42 kms of 8" to 10" pipe with 5-layer syntactic polypropylene coating and 19 kms of 16" pipe with 3-layer polypropylene anticorrosion coating together with concrete weight coating. 

The coating process is expected to start during the second quarter of 2014.

ShawCor Ltd is an energy services company focusing on products and services for the pipeline, pipe services and the petrochemical and industrial segments in the oil and gas industry. The company consists of eight divisions with over seventy-five manufacturing and service facilities located around the world.

Socotherm S.p.A. is a division of ShawCor Ltd, which headquartered in Adria, Italy, is an international pipe coating contractor primarily serving the oil and gas industry from active operations in Italy, Argentina, the Gulf of Mexico and Venezuela.

Tenaris is an Italian supplier of tubes and related services for the world’s energy industry and other industrial applications.

 

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