Dolphin awards platform contract for North field development project

By OGJ editors

HOUSTON, Jan. 12 -- Dolphin Energy Ltd. of the UAE has awarded a $190 million contract to McDermott International Inc. subsidiary J. Ray McDermott for engineering, procurement, construction, and installation of two integrated drilling and production platforms for Qatar's North field development project. This contract is part of Dolphin's $3.5 billion project to supply the UAE with as much as 3.2 bcfd of natural gas from the giant gas field (OGJ Online, Feb. 6, 2003).

The platforms, DP1 and DP2, each will contain a drilling and production platform, bridges, and a flare tripod. Each 6060 tonne platform will be situated in water less than 185 ft deep.

Detailed engineering is under way at J. Ray's engineering offices in Houston. The project management team will coordinate the project from the company's office in Jebel Ali, Dubai. Construction is scheduled to begin at J. Ray's Jebel Ali yard in May.

Related Articles

Sinopec reveals Fuling field production capacity goals

03/25/2014 Sinopec plans to develop Fuling shale gas field in southwestern China to a production capacity of 10 billion cu m (bcm)/year by 2017, the company s...

Santos brings Peluang gas development on stream

03/24/2014

Santos Ltd., Adelaide, has started natural gas production from its Peluang development offshore the Indonesian island of Java.

Baker Hughes: US drilling rig count drops to 1,803

03/21/2014 After consecutive weeks of significant gains, the US drilling rig count lost 6 units to 1,803 rigs working during the week ended Mar. 21, Baker Hug...

Cenovus gets AER approval for Grand Rapids oil sands project

03/21/2014 Cenovus Energy Inc. reported that it has received approval from the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) for its wholly owned Grand Rapids thermal oil sa...

Careers at TOTAL

Careers at TOTAL - Videos

More than 600 job openings are now online, watch videos and learn more!

 

Click Here to Watch

Other Oil & Gas Industry Jobs

Search More Job Listings >>
Stay Connected