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Pemex awards Paragon engineering contract for two drilling platforms

By OGJ editors

HOUSTON, June 10 -- Pemex Exploration & Production has awarded Paragon Engineering Services Inc., Houston, an 18 week contract to provide basic and detailed engineering for the 8,000 ton Ayin-A and Ayin-B drilling platforms for drilling in 600 ft of water off Mexico.

Paragon will develop engineering deliverables required to solicit engineering, procurement, installation, and commissioning (EPIC) bids for the platforms. Paragon will issue engineering details, assist in development of the technical portions of the bid tender packages, and serve as advisor to Pemex during the EPIC portion of the project.

The platforms will feature a four-leg skirt-pile design using modern building materials and improved installation methods.

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