HOUSTON – GATE Energy says that it has been awarded the commissioning contract for the Woodside Trion floating production unit (FPU) project by HD Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (HHI).
GATE’s work scope includes pre-commissioning and commissioning planning and execution at HHI's fabrication yard in Ulsan, South Korea.
GATE says that the Woodside Trion FPU project will take the company to offshore Mexico for the first time, thereby extending its reach in the international energy market.
The Trion deepwater development is located in the Gulf of Mexico in the Perdido Fold Belt with water depths ranging up to 8,200 ft. The FPU will be constructed in South Korea with first oil targeted for 2028.