McDermott and Foster Wheeler awarded pipeline contracts in Caspian and Middle East

McDermott International was awarded a turnkey engineering, procurement, construction and installation contract for a number of platforms and subsea facilities in the Persian Gulf, as well as modifications to existing infrastructure and installation of more than 100 km of rigid and flexible pipelines and cables. Structures will be built at McDermott’s Jebel Ali fabrication facility in the United Arab Emirates, and crews of McDermott’s DB27, the newly built pipelay barge LB32, and in-house dive support vessels are expected to support the installation scope.

In the Caspian Sea, McDermott will undertake engineering, procurement, fabrication, offshore installation and pre-commissioning of pipelines, cables, umbilicals and subsea tie-ins. The installation will be performed by McDermott-operated vessels with support from McDermott’s engineering office in Dubai, UAE and Baku, Azerbaijan.

Meanwhile a subsidiary of Foster Wheeler’s Global Engineering and Construction Group together with the subsidiary’s consortium partners comprising A. Al-Saihati, A. Fattani & O. Al-Othman Consulting Engineering Co, (SOFCON) and Saudi Consolidated Engineering Co – Khatib & Alami (SCEC K&A) have signed a contract with Saudi Aramco for the provision of services associated with Saudi Aramco’s General Engineering Services Plus initiative for a duration of five years with options available for extensions.

Under the terms of the contract, Foster Wheeler and its consortium partners will perform engineering and project management services including pre-front-end engineering design, front-end engineering design, detailed design and procurement services for onshore and offshore oil and gas, refining, petrochemicals, and associated infrastructure projects in Saudi Arabia.

The work will be executed from the offices of the consortium located in the city of Al-Khobar in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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