McDermott vessels to install second Ayatsil platform offshore Mexico

Offshore staff

HOUSTON – McDermott International says it will install the jacket, deck, and piles for PEMEX’s Ayatsil-A drilling platform in the Ayatsil field in the Bay of Campeche offshore Mexico.

The Intermac 600 will launch the 8,400-ton (7,620-metric ton) jacket and the heavy-lift Derrick Barge 50 will complete installation of this structure, the 3,400-ton (3,084-metric ton) deck and other platform components in waters 400 ft (122 m) deep. Total weight of the facility is around 15,800 tons (14,333 metric tons).

Ayatsil, PEMEX’s largest discovery to date, is expected to boost Mexico’s oil production by 150,000 b/d.

Last summer McDermott delivered the Ayatsil-B eight-leg jacket and deck.

01/05/2015

Ayatsil-A jacket
The Ayatsil-A jacket onboard the Intermac 600 transportation and launch barge. (Photo courtesy Business Wire)

Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now

Whitepapers

Logistics Risk Management in the Transformer Industry

Transformers often are shipped thousands of miles, involving multiple handoffs,and more than a do...

Secrets of Barco UniSee Mount Revealed

Last year Barco introduced UniSee, a revolutionary large-scale visualization platform designed to...

The Time is Right for Optimum Reliability: Capital-Intensive Industries and Asset Performance Management

Imagine a plant that is no longer at risk of a random shutdown. Imagine not worrying about losing...

Going Digital: The New Normal in Oil & Gas

In this whitepaper you will learn how Keystone Engineering, ONGC, and Saipem are using software t...