Fire prompts Montara field contract termination

Due to a recent fire, PTTEP Australasia has terminated its contract with Clough Ltd. for the installation of offshore facilities at the Montara field.

Offshore staff

PERTH, Australia -- Due to a recent fire, PTTEP Australasia has terminated its contract with Clough Ltd. for the installation of offshore facilities at the Montara field. The wellhead platform topsides, installed by Clough’s vessel JavaConstructor, and the jackup West Atlas all suffered damage.

The Java Constructor has been on standby since the incident on Aug. 21. The contract will now be closed in accordance with the termination provisions.

11/05/2009

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