SCPX Pipe Coating contract awarded

22 May 2014

The South Caucasus Pipeline Company (SCPC) and the Shah Deniz consortium are pleased to announce the award of the line pipe coating contract for the South Caucasus Pipeline Expansion (SCPX) project. 

The contract for line pipe coating is worth approximately $70 million and it has been awarded to Bredero Shaw International BV. The scope of work includes coating of all pipe to be used for SCPX construction.  Bredero Shaw International will coat the pipe externally with three layers of polyethylene material and internally with an epoxy coating.  The duration of this contract is 18 months with the first shipment of line pipe planned to arrive in Azerbaijan later this year.

This award adds to the 13 contracts already announced and underlines the overall progress to schedule of Shah Deniz phase 2. With most of the main contracts already awarded work has already commenced at the construction sites in Baku. 

For further information please contact:
Tamam Bayatly, BP Baku Press office, telephone:      994 (0) 12 599 4557
Toby Odone, BP London Press office, telephone: 	    44 (0) 20 7496 4076
Arild Dyrseth, SCPC General Manager, telephone:      994 (0)12 497 7340