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ShawCor to provide pipe coating services for GJOA project

April 15, 2008

ShawCor Ltd. has announced that its subsidiary, Bredero Shaw, has received a contract with a value of approximately $30 million to provide pipeline coatings for StatoilHydro’s Gjøa offshore projects in the North Sea. The contract has been awarded to Bredero Shaw Norway AS, but will be executed at the Bredero Shaw coating facility in Leith, Scotland which will be reopened for its first major project since 2006. The contract is a part of the frame agreement between StatoilHydro and Bredero Shaw Norway AS.
Bredero Shaw’s Leith facility will provide the anti-corrosion coating, internal coating and concrete weight coating for the 130 km Gjøa gas pipeline. A further 55 km of 16” pipe for the Gjøa oil pipeline will be coated with anti-corrosion coating and concrete weight coating. The 28” pipeline will be installed from the Gjøa field and be connected to the FLAGS trunkline system while the 16” pipeline will connect the Gjøa field to the Troll Oljerør II pipeline.