McDermott, BHGE Land Contract For Gas Field Offshore Myanmar

Posco Daewoo Corp. has awarded the McDermott International, and Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE), consortium a contract for phase two of the Shwe gas field development offshore Western Myanmar.

The engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning (EPCIC) scope covers subsea umbilicals, risers and flowlines (SURF) as well as subsea production systems (SPS) for an eight-subsea-well development at a water depth of between 85 m (279 ft) and 142 m (466 ft), McDermott said in a news release. The contract also covers brownfield modifications to tie back the new subsea facilities to the existing Shwe platform.