McDermott wins US$4.5bn contracts from Saudi Aramco

23731779265 0c71063372 zEngineering firm McDermott International has won two contracts worth more than US$4.5bn from Saudi Aramco for the Marjan Increment Development Project

Under Marjan Package 1 contract, worth more than US$3bn, McDermott will provide engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) for the Marjan offshore field’s new gas-oil separation plant (GOSP) in a consortium with China Offshore Oil Engineering Co. (COOEC).

The Marjan Increment Project will increase production from 500,000 to 800,000 bopd.

The contract includes the fabrication of more than 165,000 tonnes (150,000 metric tonnes) consisting of six major topside platforms and jackets, 12 bridges and six bridge support platforms and jackets, as well as more than 40 miles (70 km) of 36-inch oil export trunk lines and more than 55 miles (90 km) of 230kV composite subsea cables.

Linh Austin, senior vice-president, Middle East and North Africa, said, “This award signifies Aramco’s confidence in McDermott’s project management expertise and ability to meet the interface, logistics and coordination challenges that an EPCI project of this vast scale represents.”

In addition to Marjan Package 1, McDermott has also been awarded a US$1.5bn contract for the Marjan Package 4.

The contract includes the fabrication of three tie-in platforms and seven wellhead platforms with a total weight of more than 61,400 tonnes (55,700 metric tonnes). The scope also includes the installation of subsea trunk lines and in-field pipelines in excess of 330 miles (540 km) and laying off more than 55 miles (90 km) of subsea cables.

“Our locally focused and globally-integrated approach we refer to as the One McDermott Way, is integral to our ability to provide effective, innovative solutions for our clients,” Austin concluded.

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