McDermott secures South American EPCI contract

Petrobras has awarded McDermott an engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract by for the Sepia Field Project in Brazil.

Under the terms of the Petrobras contract, McDermott will be responsible for the EPCI of subsea risers and flowlines for the first phase of the development of the Sepia field, located 260 km offshore Rio De Janeiro.

The project scope includes detailed engineering, supply, installation and pre-commissioning of rigid pipelines, jumpers, buoyance modules, strakes and riser monitoring systems for seven-riser wells connected to the floating production, storage and offloading Carioca vessel.

McDermott’s Rio de Janeiro office will perform the work with support from its office in Houston, US.

The company to use five vessels for the installation work in depths up to 2,140 m.

The engineering work is expected to begin immediately, with first oil is expected in 2021.

For more information visit the McDermott website.

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