BHP Awards McDermott FEED Contract for Trion FPU
McDermott International Ltd last month announced it has been selected by BHP Petróleo Operaciones de México S De RL De CV, in partnership with Pemex, to provide Front-End Engineering Design of a Semi-submersible Floating Production Unit for the Trion Project in the Gulf of Mexico. The FPU will be designed for a water depth of approximately 2,500 meters and will be located in the Trion Field, approximately 30 kilometers south of the US Mexico border and approximately 180 kilometers off the Mexican coastline.
McDermott will lead a single, integrated team to perform project management and execution planning.
The scope of the FEED contract includes engineering tasks related to the configuration, sizing and analysis of the FPU, including topsides, hull, risers and mooring. McDermott was previously awarded and completed services under an initial pre-FEED contract.