Pemex Exploracion y Produccion has awarded a contract for the Ayatsil-B drilling platform to McDermott International Inc.
McDermott will perform engineering, procurement, fabrication, precommissioning, load-out, and sea fastening of the eight-leg, 11,650-tonne jacket and deck in 115 m of water in Ayatsil field in the Bay of Campeche. Completion is set for the third quarter of 2013.
McDermott will also carry out transportation and installation analysis of the structures and will train Pemex personnel in their operation and maintenance. At peak, more than 500 personnel will be engaged on the project. The award follows delivery of Pemex’s Kuil-A project.