Anadarko taps McDermott for Lucius tieback
Anadarko Petroleum Corp. has awarded McDermott International Inc. a subsea umbilical and flowline installation contract for the Lucius subsequent development in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.
This is a subsea tieback to the Anadarko-operatedLucius spar in Keathley Canyon block 875. The new development is in about 7,400 ft (2,256 m) of water in Keathley Canyon block 919. Anadarko expects production to begin next year.
TheLucius field is 275 mi (443 km) southeast of Galveston, Texas.
McDermott will provide engineering, fabrication, installation and pre-commissioning of subsea infield flowlines, production umbilicals, and related subsea equipment.
The company’s operating center in Houston will perform project management and engineering. The flowlines will be fabricated at its spoolbase facility in Gulfport, Mississippi. The lay vesselNorth Ocean 105 and North Ocean 102 are expected to perform the work.