TechnipFMC has been awarded a large contract by Petrobras, the leader and operator of the Libra Consortium whose other members include Shell, Total, CNPC, CNOOC and Pre-sal Petroleo.

Located in the Santos Basin at 2,100 metres deep, the contract covers engineering, procurement, construction, installation and pre-commissioning of the infield rigid riser and flowlines for production, including the water alternate gas wells. It also comprises the installation and pre-commissioning of service flexible lines and steel tube umbilicals, as well as towing and hook up of the FPSO.

The company will utilise in-house rigid and flexible lay vessels and its local footprint in Brazil, including a spoolbase, logistics base and engineering capabilities. The offshore campaign is scheduled to start in 2022.