Saipem concluded contract on two pipelines construction at Kashagan $1.8 bln in cost
Almaty. February 10. KazTAG - Saipem through its affiliated company ERSAI Caspian Contractor LLC has concluded a contract on two pipelines construction at Kashagan field valued $1.8 bln, reports the message of the Italian company.
The North Caspian Operating Company (NCOC) has awarded Saipem a contract for the construction of two 95 kilometer pipelines, which will connect D island in the Caspian Sea to the Karabatan onshore plant in Kazakhstan. The scope of work includes the engineering, the welding materials, the conversion and the preparation of vessels, the dredging, the installation, the burial and the pre-commissioning of the two pipelines. Some of the scope will be executed with specialized subcontractors.
The two pipelines, with a diameter of 28 inches, are made of carbon steel, internally cladded with a corrosion resistant alloy layer, and will each have an offshore length of about 65 out of the total 95 km.
The construction will be completed by end of 2016.