McDermott Bags Abkatun-A2 EPCI from Pemex

McDermott International has been awarded USD 454 million contract from Pemex Exploracion y Produccion for engineering, procurement, construction & installation (EPCI) for the Abkatun-A2 platform.

McDermott will provide a vertically integrated, turnkey EPCI solution to build and commission the platform and associated structures utilizing its project management and engineering team in Mexico, the company informed.

The Abkatun-A2 platform will be located in Mexico’s Bay of Campeche in 124 feet of water and will provide replacement and expansion capabilities to the existing Ku-Maloob-Zaap, Cantarell and Ayatsil facilities.

McDermott will manufacture structures for the Abkatun-A2 project at the Altamira, Mexico fabrication facility.

The company is expected to utilize the Derrick Barge 50 and the Intermac 650 float-over installation vessel for the project.

Engineering and procurement activities will start immediately with fabrication scheduled to begin in late 2016 followed by offshore activities in 2018. Handover to Pemex is scheduled for fourth quarter of 2018.

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