Offshore Jackets and Topsides Contract Goes to McDermott

Offshore Jackets and Topsides Contract Goes to McDermott
The work is expected to take 34 months to complete.

McDermott International, Inc. has won an engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) services contract including offshore jackets and associated topsides in the Arabian Gulf, the company reported Thursday. It did not identify the Middle East customer.

According to a written statement emailed to Rigzone by McDermott, the contract calls for new facilities including a full suite a of EPCI services for six new offshore jackets and three associated topsides. Also, the company stated that the project scope covers:

  • 4.9 miles (8 kilometers) of 28-inch corrosion resistant alloy cladded pipeline
  • Two inter-platform bridges
  • 4.9 miles of composite cables
  • Brownfield works at existing offshore facilities.

McDermott stated that the work should last for approximately 34 months. The company added that it plans to use Middle East- and Chennai, India-based engineering teams for the work. Also, it reported that fabrication will primarily take place at its facilities in Bantam, Indonesia.

The company’s Emerald Sea, Derrick Barge 30 and Derrick Barge 50 vessels are scheduled to undertake the installation and completions work for the EPCI contract, McDermott noted. Also, it pointed out that the “substantial” contract ranges in value from $500 million to $750 million.


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