Technip awarded offshore contract in UAE

Technip was awarded an engineering services contract by ZADCO, a joint venture company between ADNOC, ExxonMobil and JODCO, for the UZ 750
project, one of the major offshore field development projects in the United Arab Emirates. The project aims at increasing by 2015 the oil production of the Upper Zakum field 84km offshore Abu Dhabi to 750,000 bpd and to sustain this production target for at least 25 years. The contract covers front-end engineering design for process units on four artificial islands, including gas separation, gas lift compression, booster gas compression, as well as power generation, utilities, interconnecting pipelines and modification of existing facilities. It also includes procurement services for long lead items. Front-end engineering design is scheduled to be completed by the second semester of 2011 and will be executed by Technip’s operating center in Abu Dhabi.

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