From the Field
McDermott chosen for Petrobras pipeline work
RIO DE JANEIRO, November 21, 2018 – EPC firm McDermott International has been awarded a contract to carry out works on a section of Brazilian NOC Petrobras’ offshore Route 3 pipeline, international media reported Tuesday.
McDermott will be responsible for EPC and related works on a 10-kilometre section of the 355-kilometre pipeline, which will ultimately bring gas from the Búzios and Lula pre-salt fields to a gas processing facility in Rio de Janeiro state.
The value of the contract was not announced, though Upstream Online reports it could be worth between USD 50 million and USD 250 million.