McDermott Wins EPCI Subsea Tieback Contract For Ayatsil Offshore Mexico

Pemex has awarded McDermott International Inc. a contract for subsea pipeline flowline installation in support of its Ayatsil heavy crude oil field in the Bay of Campeche offshore Mexico, according to a news release.

McDermott said the scope of work includes design and detailed engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) of two subsea pipelines. The first line is a 24-in. diameter, 3.2-km (1.9-mile) long natural gas pipeline that will connect the PP-Ayatsil-C and PP-Ayatsil-A platforms. The second is an 8-in. diameter gas pipeline, which is about 1.5 km (.9 mile) in length, that connects to the PP-Ayatsil-C platform.