McDermott wins EPSCI contract in Angola

McDermott wins EPSCI contract in Angola

LUANDA, September 21, 2022 – McDermott International has signed an EPSCI contract for subsea works on TotalEnergies’ Begonia project in Angola, the US engineering and construction provider announced on Tuesday.

Contracted works include EPSCI of subsea umbilicals, water injection and production flowlines.

McDermott International will use its marine construction vehicles North Ocean 102 to install the umbilicals and Amazon to install the rigid piping.


The engineering contract is worth between USD 250 million and USD 500 million.

The Begonia project located on Block 17/06 will collect hydrocarbons from three production wells through a multiphase 20-kilometre production flowline that will be tied back to the existing Pazflor FPSO. Commissioning is expected in late 2024.

The USD 850-million development will add 30,000 bopd to the FPSO’s production.

TotalEnergies operates Block 17/06 with a 30% share, along with partners <a href='’>Sonangol with a 30% share, SSI with a 27.5% share, a joint venture between <a href='’>ACREP and <a href='’>Somoil with a 5% share, Falcon Oil with a 5% share and PTT Exploration and Production with the remaining 2.5% share.

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