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McDermott Awarded FEED Contract for Shwe Phase 3 Development

  • Awarded for FEED design competition by POSCO INTERNATIONAL Corporation
  • Scope will be completed by McDermott's Center of Engineering Excellence in Kuala Lumpur
  • Award builds on McDermott's work on earlier phases of the Shwe gas field development

McDermott International, Inc. announced that it was awarded a sizeable* front-end engineering design (FEED) contract by POSCO INTERNATIONAL Corporation for the Shwe Phase 3 gas field development, located offshore Myanmar. 

"This award is a testament to McDermott's excellent FEED and EPCIC project delivery capability on large central production platform facilities. We look forward to continuing to work with POSCO INTERNATIONAL Corporation to meet Myanmar's growing energy demands," said Ian Prescott, Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific.

The Shwe field is approximately 44 miles (70 kilometers) offshore Myanmar. The scope of work includes FEED services for a new compression platform, a bridge link and modifications in existing platform.

Commencing in Q3 2019, the work will be undertaken in McDermott's Center of Engineering Excellence in Kuala Lumpur and is scheduled for completion in the second quarter 2020. 

The award will be reflected in McDermott's third quarter 2019 backlog.

* McDermott defines a sizeable contract as between USD $1 million and USD $50 million. 

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