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Jacobs wins contract from Shell for Gulf of Mexico platform

Staff Writer |
Jacobs Engineering Group has been awarded a contract from Shell Offshore (RDS) for its Vito host project in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Under the terms of the contract, Jacobs is delivering a front-end engineering and design package and detailed engineering for the Vito host platform topsides.

Vito is located in over 4,000 feet of water in the Mississippi Canyon area of the Gulf of Mexico. The Vito host will initially handle production from the Vito subsea field being subsequently developed, with potential for future tiebacks from other fields.

Jacobs Senior vice president of Petroleum and Chemicals Manuel Junco stated, “We are delighted to continue our long-standing, successful relationship with Shell. This project allows us to leverage our experience with deep-water production systems and will be a new lower cost design basis for Shell.”

Jacobs is one of the world’s largest providers of services for industrial, commercial and government organizations. The company employs 54,000 people and operates in more than 25 countries .

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