Platform deck work set offshore Saudi Arabia

Saudi Aramco has let a contract to McDermott International Inc. for topsides on installations in three Persian Gulf oil fields offshore Saudi Arabia.

In one project, North Dome, McDermott will handle procurement, construction, and installation of two wellhead decks for Abu Safah and Marjan fields and an auxiliary platform and access bridge for Marjan.

Another project covers procurement, fabrication, transportation, and installation of three electrified production deck modules in Safaniya and Marjan fields.

Total weight of the structures will exceed 4,000 tonnes.

Under a separate contract related to the same fields, McDermott will procure, transport, install, hook up, and test seven composite cables and corresponding anode sleds.

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