McDermott International, has declared that it has been awarded a contract in extra of $3 billion for – Package 1 of Saudi Aramco’s Marjan Increment Development Mega-Project to supply engineering, procurement, construction and installation of the Gas-Oil Separation Plant, in a consortium with China Offshore Oil Engineering Company.
McDermott will lead the organization with COOEC in a built-in execution model using McDermott’s intensive global assets and services. The consortium will leverage McDermott’s in-depth mission management, engineering, global procurement, fabrication, In-Kingdom field-operations, and marine information of Marjan subject with COOEC’s fabrication functionality and naval vessels. The Package 1 GOSP separation platform is situated offshore within the eastern flank of the Arabian Gulf. That is the operational center of the Marjan increment improvement mega-venture and can draw upon McDermott’s in-depth interface and logistics management capabilities.
The award represents the only largest EPCI offshore contract awarded by Aramco. The Marjan Increment Project will improve manufacturing from 500,000 to 800,000 bopd, with Package 1 GOSP facilities on the core of the development.
The contract contains the fabrication of over 165,000 tons (150,000 metric tons) consisting of six leading topside platforms and jackets, 12 bridges and six bridge help platforms and vests, in addition to over 40 mi (70 km) of 36-in. Oil export trunk traces and greater than 55 mi (90 km) of 230 kV composite subsea cables.
The project management and engineering groups can be centrally positioned in McDermott’s Asia-Pacific Headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, close to our Batam Island fabrication facility in Indonesia and the COOEC facility in China. The engineering phase is scheduled to start within the third quarter of 2019 and fabrication is expected to begin in the first quarter of 2020, with general completion planned for the fourth quarter of 2022. The contract award shall be reflected in McDermott’s second-quarter 2019 backlog.