McDermott completes Ayatsil-B platform in Bay of Campeche
McDermott International Inc. has completed the Ayatsil-B offshore drilling platform for PEMEX in the Bay of Campeche Ayatsil field.
McDermott was awarded the contract in 2012 and provided engineering, procurement, fabrication, pre-commissioning, load-out, and sea fastening of the eight-leg jacket and deck, weighing 11,535 metric tons (12,715 tons) for installation in water 115 m (377 ft) deep.
McDermott completed the engineering in Houston and Mexico City, with fabrication from its yard in Altamira, Mexico.
McDermott is contracted to provide training for PEMEX personnel for operation and maintenance of the Ayatsil-B facility. The platform is one of four to be used, along with an FPSO, to develop heavy oil from the field in the Bay of Campeche,Gulf of Mexico.