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McDermott gets two contracts in Middle East

Staff Writer |
McDermott International was awarded an offshore pipelay contract in the Middle East.

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The pipelay contract, sizeable in value, includes the engineering, procurement and installation of two oil pipelines offshore. Work on this contract is expected to be completed by the end of the second quarter in 2018.

Work on the contract is expected to begin immediately and will be reflected in McDermott’s fourth quarter 2016 backlog.

Detailed engineering and procurement is expected to be carried out by McDermott’s specialist teams in Dubai, U.A.E with vessels from the McDermott global fleet scheduled to undertake the installation work in 2018.

McDermott International has been awarded a substantial contract from Saudi Aramco for engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) services in the Safaniya and Zuluf fields offshore Saudi Arabia.

The brownfield project is part of a wider program to replace aging facilities with electrified platforms to enhance the potential of the fields.

The contract includes the design, procurement, fabrication, transportation, installation, testing and pre-commissioning of nine slipover jackets and decks, subsea pipelines and cables, as well as the associated demolition of certain facilities, in the Safaniya field.

The contract also includes one single well observation platform in the Zuluf field.

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