McDermott awarded installation contract by Shell

McDermott International has been awarded a contract by Shell Exploration and Production Company for subsea umbilical and flowline installation at the Perdido development in the Gulf of Mexico.

The scope of work includes project management of engineering and installation of a flexible flowline from the well to a pipeline end termination as well as the installation of an umbilical and four electrical flying leads.

Richard Heo, McDermott’s senior VP for North, Central and South America, commented: “This award strengthens McDermott’s relationship with Shell as we work together to safely and competitively deliver this next-generation deepwater energy project. Our proven track record of project execution in the Gulf of Mexico, industry-leading subsea capabilities and integrated business model will help drive efficiency while maintaining our uncompromising commitment to safety and quality.”

Offshore installation will be carried out by flex-lay vessel North Ocean 102 with project completion scheduled for 2019.

Grant Rowles

Grant spent nine years at Informa Group based in London, Sydney, Hong Kong and Singapore. He gained strong management experience in publishing, conferences and awards schemes in the shipping and legal areas, working on a number of titles including Lloyd's List. In 2009 Grant joined Seatrade responsible for the commercial development of Seatrade’s Asia products. In 2012, with Sam Chambers, he co-founded Asia Shipping Media.
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