Lamprell/Swiber gain first Indian platform order

The Lamprell/Swiber Offshore Construction consortium has been contracted to supply two new wellhead platforms for a gas field offshore India.

Offshore staff

SHARJAH, UAE -- The Lamprell/Swiber Offshore Construction consortium has been contracted to supply two new wellhead platforms for a gas field offshore India.

Lamprell will build the two platforms, comprising piles, jackets, and topsides, at its yard in Jebel Ali, UAE. Each completed platform will have a load-out weight (including piles) of 2,000 metric tons (2,204 tons), and both are due to be delivered in December.

Swiber will perform transportation to the offshore site and subsequent installations, including pipelines. The value to Lamprell of this contract, placed by an unnamed Indian operator, is $39.4 million.

Lamprell’s CEO Nigel McCue said: “We are very pleased to have been awarded our first contract as a primary contractor in the Indian offshore market…in a strategic growth area for Lamprell, which we have been targeting for some time, and together with our consortium partner Swiber, we look forward to collaborating on similar projects.”

02/2010

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