McDermott Wins Fabrication of Alen Project Offshore West Africa

McDermott received a contract to fabricate a 15,000-ton platform for Noble's Alen gas-condensate development project off the east coast of Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea.

The company will manage the construction, load out and installation aids for a 15,000-ton central production platform, including living quarters, and a smaller 2,000-ton wellhead jacket and pile, stated the press release.

The project is expected to commence in the first quarter of 2011. The Alen project is located in Block O, offshore Equatorial Guinea. Noble Energy operates the project, holding a 45% interest.

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