Petronas Carigali (PCSB) has awarded an engineering, procurement, installation and commissioning (EPIC) contract to Technip for the D18 project in offshore East Malaysia.

As part of the project, Technip will procure and install two 8in water injection flexible pipes totalling 9.5km.

According to Technip, the pipes will connect three fixed jacket platforms, which form the existing D18 infrastructure offshore Sarawak, Malaysia, at depths of 36m.

"Technip will procure and install two 8in water injection flexible pipes totalling 9.5km."

The latest contract is part of the five-year framework agreement signed with Petronas in November 2014.

The contract will be carried out by Technip’s flexible pipe manufacturing plant located in Johor, Malaysia, Asiaflex Products.

Technip’s operating centre located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, will extend its support for the project, which is scheduled for completion this year.

The pipes will be manufactured at Asiaflex Products and Technip’s subsea construction vessel Deep Orient will be mobilised for installation during the second semester.

Technip Asia Pacific president KK Lim: "We are pleased to be able to leverage our unique subsea vertical integration of product design, manufacturing and installation vessel to offer a cost effective solution to our client by using flexible pipe technology."