Pemex signs McDermott for offshore GoM drilling platform

Offshore staff

HOUSTON – PEMEX Exploracion y Produccion has contracted McDermott International Inc. for the new Ayatsil-B drilling platform in the Bay of Campeche, Gulf of Mexico.

McDermott is contracted for the engineering, procurement, fabrication, pre-commissioning, load-out, and sea fastening of the Ayatsil-B eight-leg jacket and deck, weighing approximately 11,650 metric tons (12,842 tons) for installation in waters 115 m (377 ft) deep. McDermott also will carry out transportation and installation analysis of the structures, and will conduct training for Pemex personnel for the facility operation and maintenance.

Completion is expected during 3Q 2013.



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