McDermott to deliver Cassia C platform offshore Trinidad
BP Trinidad & Tobago LLC has awarded McDermott International Inc. an engineering, procurement, and construction contract for the Cassia Compression platform.
McDermott will provide engineering, procurement, construction, hook-up, and commissioning of the 8,928-ton (8,100-metric ton) Cassia C topsides, a 3,747-ton (3,400-metric ton) jacket, and a 793-ton (720-metric ton) bridge to link Cassia C with the existing Cassia B platform that currently sits in 223 ft (68 m) of water. The scope also includes brownfield modifications at Cassia B.
The compression platform will be fabricated and constructed at the company’s fabrication facility in Altamira, Mexico. Trinidad Offshore Fabrication Co. will fabricate the jacket and the bridge landing frame.
Engineering services will be provided by McDermott’s offices in Houston, Chennai and Dubai, with the project management team and procurement being performed from its office in Houston.
The Cassia Compression platform will be installed 35 mi (57 km) offshore southeast Trinidad.
This EPC contract follows the completion of adetailed engineering and long lead procurement services contract McDermott completed for Cassia C earlier this year.
Cassia C is bpTT’s third Cassia platform, handling gas coming from its operations in the Columbus basin. Cassia C will receive 1.2 bscf/d of hydrocarbon gas through new piping from Cassia B across the bridge. The gas will be compressed in three gas turbine driven compressors and returned to Cassia B for export. Liquids from Cassia C and Cassia B will be combined and boosted for export.