Toronto, /PRNewswire/ - ShawCor Ltd. (TSX: SCL) today announced its pipe coating division, Bredero Shaw, has received a contract with a value of approximately US$70 million from BP Exploration (Shah Deniz) Ltd. for and on behalf of the South Caucasus Pipeline Company 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.
ShawCor Ltd is an energy services company specializing in products and services for the pipeline and pipe services and the petrochemical and industrial segments of the oil and gas industry. The Company operates through eight divisions with over seventy-five manufacturing and service facilities located around the world.
Bredero Shaw, ShawCor's largest division, is the global leader in pipe coating solutions and employs over 4,000 permanent and contract personnel located at offices and facilities in fifteen countries. The division provides specialized coating systems and related services for corrosion protection, insulation and weight coating applications on land and marine pipelines including highly engineered corrosion and insulation systems for deepwater applications.
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