ShawCor Ltd., and its pipe coating division, Bredero Shaw, have received a contract with a value of approximately USD 70 million from BP Exploration (Shah Deniz) Ltd., for coating services for the South Caucasus Pipeline Expansion (SCPX) project.
The objective of the SCPX Project is to expand the capacity of the existing SCP system to accommodate additional gas throughput from the Shah Deniz Stage 2 development in the Azerbaijan sector of the Caspian Sea. This contract involves coating approximately 491km of predominately 48″ pipe with 3-Layer Polyethylene and internal flow coating. Coating is expected to commence in 2014 and be completed in late 2015
Press Release, May 23, 2014; Image: Bredero Shaw