The scope of work under the contract includes engineering, fabricating, installing and diving tie-ins of pipeline spools, including protection covers and installation of a manifold.

The water depth in the area is around 120m, and Technip will perform the subsea work using remotely-operated vehicules and divers and will use the Skandi Arctic, a diving support vessel for the offshore campaigns.

Technip’s operating center in Stavanger, Norway will carry out the contract and will perform the offshore construction work in 2012 and 2013.

French company Technip is a project management, engineering and construction company for the energy industry.

US based Marathon Oil is an independent international energy company engaged in exploration and production, oil sands mining and integrated gas.