Qingdao McDermott Wuchuan secures Arctic LNG fabrication contract

Houston-based McDermott International has announced that its joint venture Qingdao McDermott Wuchuan Offshore Engineering (QMW) has been awarded a major contract to provide three complex modules for the Arctic LNG 2 Project in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Region in Russia.

The scope includes the fabrication of three pre-assembled unit complex process modules. QMW will undertake fabrication engineering, partial procurement, construction and pre-commissioning scope. Fabrication for the modules is scheduled to commence at the end of 2019 and be completed in mid-2022.

“This award recognizes QMW’s experience and excellent performance in the Arctic on an earlier Yamal LNG project. It is further evidence that QMW is a tier one module fabricator in the LNG market. Fabrication will be completed in QMW’s mega module workshop which provides increased certainty for safety, schedule and successful project delivery,” said Ian Prescott, McDermott’s senior vice president Asia Pacific.

QMW is a joint venture between McDermott and CSIC and the company offers integrated engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning solutions for the FPSO, onshore and offshore modules market.

Jason Jiang

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