The value of the contract has not been disclosed.

Under the terms of the contract, Technip will provide engineering, procurement, fabrication, installation, commissioning and start-up services for the oil field divided into four production artificial islands – Central, North, South, and West.

Processing facilities are located at the Central Complex, the company said.

Scope of work includes 240k of subsea pipelines ranging from 6" to 42", 128k of subsea composite and fiber-optic cables, and almost 30,000 tons of offshore structures.

In addition, the Upper Zakum contract includes the complete initial production facilities for temporary wells hook up to serve initial production distributed amongst the North, South and Central islands.

The company said its operating center in Abu Dhabi will execute the overall engineering services contract and participate in procurement, on-island works, cable installation and initial production.

The project is expected to be completed in the third quarter of 2015.