McDermott awarded FEED contract in Qatar
DOHA, August 11, 2022 – McDermott has been awarded a FEED contract by NOC QatarEnergy for the second phase of its North Field Expansion (NFXP) project that will see the nation boost LNG production capacity by 64%, the American engineering company announced on Wednesday.
Scope of the contract includes studies for offshore and onshore pipelines, cables and associated facilities at the North Field South area.
Upon completion, the NFXP project is expected to increase national production of LNG from its current 77 million tonnes per year to 126 million tonnes per year by 2027 through the installation of six LNG trains and raising output from its North Field East and North Field South plays.
Cost of McDermott’s FEED contract and expected completion date were not disclosed.
The works are in addition to contracts signed by McDermott with the NOC in 2022 for jackets and topsides for the North Field South play and pipelines for the NFXP project.