France-based Technip has won a subsea contract from Sabah Shell Petroleum Company for the development of Malikai Deepwater project in Malaysia.

The project management, engineering and construction firm said the value of the contract is expected to be in the range of EUR50m to EUR100m.

The project has been awarded to develop the Malikai oil field is located about 100km offshore Sabah at water depth of about 650m.

Under the contract, the company will provide transport, install and pre-commission an 8in, 50km long gas pipeline and a 10in wide and 55km long liquid pipeline including steel catenary risers.

The pipelines will stretch from the Malikai tension leg platform site to the Kebabangan platform.

Technip Asia Pacific Subsea chief operating officer Hallvard Hasselknippe said, "As the second contract awarded to Technip in relation to the Malikai Deepwater Development project, after the EPC of the tension leg platform, it is a reflection of Shell’s continuing confidence in Technip’s expertise and work."

The company’s operating centers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Singapore will execute the contract and complete it by the second semester of 2015.