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Paris, November 3, 2010

Technip awarded contract for the Kharir Power Plant Project in Yemen

Technip, leader in a consortium with Hawk International, has been awarded by Total E&P Yemen a lump sum turnkey contract for the Kharir Power Plant Project. The Kharir field is located in the Block 10 of East Shabwa, Yemen.

The project covers the engineering, procurement, supply, construction, pre-commissioning, and commissioning as well as assistance to start-up and performance test of a 40 MW power plant (expandable to 100 MW).

The power plant will utilize the gas associated with oil production in Kharir field to produce electrical power for the industrial facilities and operations within the field. It will include two dual-fuel turbine generators, a fuel gas compressor, containerized substations, transformers, utilities and control / safety systems.

Technip’s operating center in Abu Dhabi will be responsible for the overall project management, engineering, procurement and commissioning. Hawk International will be responsible for site management, construction and pre-commissioning activities.

The project has started on October 10, 2010 with a 23-month schedule.

 

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With 23,000 employees around the world, integrated capabilities and proven expertise in underwater infrastructures (Subsea), offshore facilities (Offshore) and large processing units and plants on land (Onshore), Technip is a key contributor to the development of sustainable solutions for the energy challenges of the 21st century.

Present in 48 countries, Technip has operating centers and industrial assets (manufacturing plants, spoolbases, construction yard) on five continents, and operates its own fleet of specialized vessels for pipeline installation and subsea construction.


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