Mcdermott International’s Australian subsidiary has secured a deepwater offshore engineering and construction project for BHP Billiton’s Macedon project in Australia.

Work under the contract includes engineering, procurement, fabrication, transportation and installation of a 77km, 20in-diameter pipeline.

McDermott will also commission subsea umbilicals and flexible flowlines using vessels from the company’s global fleet at water depths of 180m.

The Macedon Gas Project is a shallow water gas development situated in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.