HOUSTON – McDermott International Inc. (NYSE: MDR) has received a contract amendment from Al-Khafji Joint Operations for a platform in the Hout field, 26 mi (42 km) east of Al-Khafji in the divided zone between Kuwait and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The scope includes engineering procurement, construction, and installation of one new platform and two bridges with a total weight of approximately 3,300 tons, including significant modifications at the existing complex .Work on the brownfield project is expected to run through 2Q 2017.
The contract amendment is an addition to the initial Hout project awarded to McDermott in March 2012. The original scope was for EPCI for structures including a tripod jacket, deck and flare tower, and 26 mi of 24-inch subsea pipeline. Additionally, McDermott was to carry out modifications to a number of existing platforms in the Hout field through its dedicated brownfield division in Jebel Ali.