McDermott wins Saudi Aramco contract

McDermott International has been awarded a contract for engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) services offshore Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Aramco awarded the contract for work in Marjan field, including the design, procurement, fabrication, installation, testing and pre-commissioning of a tie-in platform, six gas lift topside modules and associated pipeline and subsea cables.

McDermott Senior Vice President Middle East and North Africa Linh Austin said the company had the capacity to offer highly integrated products and services.

“McDermott has extensive practical operational experience in the region which gives assurance to our customers of our ability to deliver projects safely, on time and to budget,” he said.

The structures will weigh in excess of 27,000 t, while the pipelines will cover a distance of more than 65 km.

McDermott will undertake the fabrication work from its Jebel Ali yard in Dubai and Dammam yard in Saudi Arabia, with engineering work to be completed from Dubai and the Al Khobar office in Saudi Arabia.

A specific price on the contract has not been revealed, although McDermott said it was between US$500 million and US$750 million.

Work on the project began immediately after the contract was announced.

For more information visit the McDermott International website.

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