Technip’s wholly-owned subsidiary Technip Umbilicals Inc.(1) has been awarded a contract by a major Operator to supply a subsea control umbilical(2) in the Gulf of Mexico.

The contract includes the project management and manufacture of several kilometers of a static and dynamic unarmoured steel tube umbilical.

Technip awarded umbilical supply contract in the USA

Technip Umbilicals facility in Houston, USA, will manufacture this prestigious project for the high pressure field, which is scheduled to be completed in 2017.

Technip Umbilicals’ Managing Director, Sarah Cridland, said: “This award confirms Technip’s position as a world leader in the supply of umbilical systems to the Gulf of Mexico region.”

(1) Technip Umbilicals Inc is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Technip. The Group, through its Technip Umbilicals group of companies, operates four manufacturing sites in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, Houston, USA, Lobito, Angola, and Johor, Malaysia.

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

Source: Technip