Technip was awarded a contract by Tupi for the development of the Lula Alto field in the Santos Basin pre-salt area offshore Brazil. The contract covers the supply of 200 km of flexible pipe and related equipment, including gas lift, gas and water injection, and gas export and production lines. The specialized pipe is designed for water depths of up to 2500 m and a high-pressure environment. Technip’s operating center in Rio de Janeiro will perform the project management and engineering, and the pipe will be produced at the company’s manufacturing plants in Vitoria and Açu, Brazil. The delivery is scheduled to begin in the second half of the year. Tupi is a consortium composed of Petrobras Netherland (65%), BG (25%) and Galp (10%).