McDermott Lands Fabrication, Installation Work for Jack/St. Malo



Chevron awarded McDermott a fabrication and installation contract for the development of the Jack/St. Malo fields in the Gulf of Mexico.

Work is expected to start in 2013 with the fabrication of 21 rigid jumpers. Offshore installation will begin in early 2014 using McDermott’s subsea construction vessel North Ocean 102 and the DB16.

McDermott will transport and install more than 60 miles of umbilicals, including three control and two power umbilicals. The jumpers and remaining subsea controls system components will be installed by the DB16.

Located in a water depth of 7,000 feet (2,134 meters) on Walker Ridge Blocks 758 and 759 (Jack), and 678 (St. Malo), the joint development project is operated by Chevron (50%). Partners include Statoil (25%) and Maersk (25%). 

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