Reliance contracts McDermott for KG-D6 subsea facilities

Nov. 1, 2017
McDermott International has a letter of award from Reliance Industries for the KG-D6 subsea field development in the Krishna Godavari basin offshore eastern India.

Offshore staff

HOUSTONMcDermott International has a letter of award from Reliance Industries  for the KG-D6 subsea field development in the Krishna Godavari basin offshore eastern India.

The contractor will be responsible for engineering, procurement, installation, and pre-commissioning of subsea flowlines, vent lines, and a pipeline-end manifold for connection with six subsea wells in the R-Cluster field in water depths of up to 6,890 ft (2,100 m).

Its scope includes in-field pipelines, a Monoethylene Glycol line, pipeline-end terminals, jumpers, risers, the umbilicals system, and modification of the control riser platform to interface with the new facilities.

Reliance has an option to extend the program to five to seven more subsea wells for the Satellite-Cluster (S-Cluster), with two additional subsea structures and flowlines in water depths of 4,593-5,905 ft (1,400-1,800 m).

McDermott’s Engineering Center in Chennai will provide engineering and project management oversight, supported by the company’s branch in Kuala Lumpur and vessels from its global fleet.

Work on the base scope should be completed by 2Q 2020, and the optional scope in 1Q 2021.

Reliance is developing the deepwater R-Cluster and Satellite-Cluster gas and oil fields in the KG-D6 block, the northwestern boundary of which is around 24-37 mi (40-60 km) southeast of Kakinada in water depths of 1,312-7,545 ft (400-2,300 m).

Elsewhere offshore India, McDermott’sNO 102 vessel has completed installation of the remaining deepwater umbilicals and most of the pipeline jumpers for ONGC’s Vashishta project.

The company’s consortium partner Larsen & Toubro has finished construction of the onshore pipeline sections and installation of the onshore umbilical.

In August, McDermott and Baker Hughes, GE company started front-end engineering design for POSCO Daewoo Corp. for an EPCIC tender for the Shwe Phase 2 development offshore Myanmar.

This covers new subsea umbilicals, risers and flowlines, subsea production system facilities and platform brownfield modifications.

Offshore Mexico, thePEMEX Abkatun-A2 project is on schedule, with construction continuing of the compression platform with several deck lifts, with the outstanding top deck lift likely to be completed during the current quarter.

As forBP’s Angelin project offshore Trinidad & Tobago, McDermott has procured all the topsides equipment and packages and the jacket and topsides fabrication is under way.

Onshore commissioning is due to start soon, with preparations in hand for next year’s loadout and offshore campaign.

McDermott is also working on mobilization of installation vessels for the Atlanta project offshore Brazil.