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Paris, October 10, 2011

Technip awarded umbilical contracts in the US

Technip announces that its wholly-owned subsidiary DUCO Inc. was awarded two contracts, by Shell Offshore Inc, for the Cardamom and West Boreas field developments, located in the Gulf of Mexico.

The contracts include the engineering, project management and construction of a 9,265m umbilical* (Cardamom) and a 6,096m umbilical (West Boreas).

The umbilical systems will be manufactured by Duco in its facility in Channelview, Houston, United States. The umbilicals are scheduled for delivery in 2012.

The award follows the recent delivery of the umbilical systems for Shell’s Perdido development, which are the deepest installed umbilicals in the world at approximately 2,950m water depth.

 

* Umbilical: an assembly of steel tubes and/or hydraulic hoses which can also include electrical cables or optic fibres used to control subsea structures from a platform or a vessel.

 

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