Pemex awards GoM platform ECI to McDermott

Offshore staff

HOUSTON – McDermott International Inc. (NYSE: MDR) has received a letter of award for a turnkey contract from PEMEX Exploracion y Produccion for the PB-Litoral-A production platform in the Litoral Tabasco Tsimin-Xux fields.

The $230-million project scope includes front-end engineering design, detailed engineering, procurement, fabrication, load-out, sea fastening, transport, installation, hook-up, commissioning and start-up of an eight-legged 1,800-metric tonne (1,984-ton) jacket, 4,500-metric tonne (4,985-ton) topsides and 2,000 tons of tripods, bridges, and piles. The total weight of the facility is approximately 8,300 metric tonnes (9.149 tons).

McDermott will also provide training to PEMEX personnel for operation and maintenance of the facility once commissioned.

Engineering work is expected to begin early this year by McDermott’s Houston and Chennai engineering offices, with fabrication at Altamira, Mexico.

McDermott will carry out installation of the topsides by the float-over method using its Intermac 600 float-over barge, and the recently upgraded and improved McDermott Derrick Barge 50 will install key platform components and provide additional support.

In addition to the PB-Litoral-A scope, McDermott will undertake bridge and piping tie in, as well brownfield work on the CA-Litoral-A HP compression platform.

Full project completion is expected in 2Q 2015.

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