France’s Technip has been awarded a turn-key engineering, procurement, installation and commissioning contract for an offshore platform in Qatar.

The project covers a living-quarters platform and utility platform, along with a connecting bridge for state-owned Qatar Petroleum (QP), according to a 21 October statement.

The deal is part of QP’s Forward Mounted Base (FMB) project, which aims to provide a system for observation and security for Qatar’s vital offshore assets through a series of towers and platforms.

Technip has not revealed the value of the contract, but it is estimated at about $200m.