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McDermott International has announced that one of its subsidiaries has won two offshore projects worth $900m from a client in the Arabian Gulf.

The engineering, procurement, construction and installation company, as part of the first project, will be responsible for the EPCI of a new tie-in platform, with a 3,200 tonne topside and six-pile jacket, two auxiliary platforms, jackets and bridges and five observation platforms.

Mcdermott will also carry out EPCI of 72km of pipelines and 45km of subsea cables.

The project is expected to be completed in the third quarter of 2015.

The project scope also comprises of brownfield work, including upgrades to five platforms with new main, mezzanine, cellar and helicopter decks and new boat landings.

Under the second project, McDermott will undertake fabrication, transportation and installation of five drill support structures, weighing a total of 7,993 tonnes, in water depths ranging from 30m to 65m.

"McDermott will also carry out EPCI of 72km of pipelines and 45km of subsea cables."

The project is expected to be completed, including hookup and commissioning, in the first quarter of 2014.

McDermott will carry out engineering work for both projects at its Al-Khobar and Dubai engineering offices, while construction is expected to take place at its fabrication facility at Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates.

In January 2013, McDermott announced that one of its affiliates had received a $230m turnkey contract from Pemex Exploration and Production for the PB-Litoral-A production platform in the Litoral de Tabasco and Tsimin-Xux fields in Mexico.

In August 2012, another subsidiary of McDermott won a contract from Williams Partners to provide transport and installation services for the Gulfstar FPS GS-1 Spar hull and moorings in the Gulf of Mexico.


Image: McDermott will be responsible for the EPCI of a new tie-in platform, with 3,200 tonne topside and six-pile jacket. Photo courtesy of freedigitalphotos / meepoohfoto.

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