PARIS Dec 21 A consortium led by French oil and
gas services group Technip with Samsung Heavy
Industries won a contract worth $1.25 billion from
oil major Total to create an offshore platform off the
coast of Norway, Technip said.
Technip's share of the contract, which covers the
"engineering, procurement, fabrication, transportation, hook-up
and commissioning of the topsides of a fixed production
platform", amounts to $780 million, it said on Friday.
The so-called Martin Linge development project is located
about 180 kilometers west of Bergen, Technip said in a
(Reporting by James Regan; Editing by Blaise Robinson)