Power engineering and building options supplier McDermott has secured a job within the North Area Manufacturing Sustainability venture. The corporate has been contracted by Qatargas to ship engineering, procurement, building, and set up (EPCI) for the Offshore Gasoline Fuel Pipeline and Subsea Cables venture, referred to as COMP1.
The COMP1 venture is a part of the NFPS offshore compression venture involving the set up of recent property in Qatar’s North Area, together with compression complexes at seven areas to maintain gasoline provide to the prevailing liquefied pure gasoline (LNG) manufacturing trains into the longer term, McDermott mentioned in an announcement.
The contract award follows the North Area Enlargement Venture (NFXP) contract awarded to McDermott in 2022, which is at present underneath execution and stays one of many largest contracts McDermott has been awarded in its historical past, the corporate mentioned.
The contract, additionally for EPCI, is for the North Area East (NFE) Topsides and the North Area East Offshore Pipelines and Subsea Cables initiatives, with an choice included for the North Area South (NFS) Offshore Topsides.
In August 2022, McDermott secured the front-end engineering design (FEED) contract from QatarEnergy for the North Area South Offshore Pipelines and Energy/FO cables venture.
The newest contract, dubbed by McDermott as a big one, is valued between $750 million and $1.5 billion.
“The COMP1 award displays the boldness key clients have in our potential to ship strategically important vitality infrastructure initiatives within the Center East,” mentioned Mike Sutherland, McDermott Senior Vice President, Offshore Center East. “As we proceed to progress the NFXP offshore contract awarded to us final yr, we’re serving to the State of Qatar develop LNG manufacturing from 77 to 126 MTPA [million tons per annum] by way of the brand new LNG trains underneath building. We’re delighted to ship this key pipeline and cable infrastructure and help the extension of the manufacturing plateau for the prevailing LNG trains.”
“Our continued dedication to Qatar, constructing end-to-end execution functionality in-country and considerably enhancing the native fabrication platform by way of QFAB, the McDermott-Nakilat three way partnership fabrication yard in Qatar, will help continued vitality growth within the area,” mentioned Neil Gunnion, Qatar Nation Supervisor and Vice President, Operations.
In accordance with McDermott, the scope of the contract contains the set up of 118 miles (190 kilometers) of 32″ diameter subsea pipelines, 11 miles (17 kilometers) of subsea composite cables, 116 miles (186 kilometers) of fiber optic cables, and 6 miles (10 kilometers) of onshore pipelines. The venture might be managed and engineered totally by the McDermott Doha workplace with fabrication happening at QFAB.
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