TORONTO (July 1, 2008) — Bredero Shaw Ltd., part of ShawCor Ltd., has signed a $35 million contract to provide polyurethane and epoxy pipeline coatings for Sabah Shell Petroleum Co. Ltd.'s Gumusut-Kakap Deepwater Project.
The oil project is located in the South China Sea. The company said the contract, awarded to Bredero Shaw (M) Sdn. Bhd., will be carried at Bredero Shaw's facility in Kuantan, Malaysia.
The Gumusut-Kakap Deepwater Project requires 25 miles of 18-inch pipe to be protected with Fusion Bonded Epoxy and ThermoFlo D polyurethane insulation.
Prequalification testing will be completed in December 2008, and after thorough simulated service testing, Bredero Shaw will begin applying the ThermoFlo D insulation by the end of the first quarter of 2009.