Engineered, constructed and installed the deepest tripod platform for Arco’s Bima & Ardjuha fields offshore Indonesia in 525 feet of water.
Performed the heaviest dual lift, the 3,400-ton topsides for the Maxus Intan Widuri P field offshore Indonesia.
Engineered, constructed and installed the world’s largest sulfur extraction facility, Main Pass 299, for Freeport MacMoRan Resource Partners in 214 feet of water in the Gulf of Mexico. Equivalent to nearly 7 acres, the facility comprises six main platforms, nine bridge supports, 13 bridges totaling 5,800 feet, and three separate oil and gas platforms.
Installed 26 topside modules using special equipment and procedures for ExxonMobil sister platforms Heritage and Harmony, in an environmentally sensitive area, from Aransas Pass, Texas, to southern California.
Upgraded the Middle East fabrication yard from ISO 9002 to ISO 9001.
Completed a pipeline for Pennzoil’s Azerbaijan Gas Utilization project, the first offshore pipeline installed in Caspian.
J. Ray McDermott acquired Offshore Pipelines, Inc., an offshore marine and construction company.
Procured and constructed the largest offshore structure in West Africa, using the “bent” assembly for the 6,834-ton jacket and “pancake” framing/assembly for the decks of Elf’s N’Kossa field development in the Gulf of Guinea.
The Batam Island, Indonesia, fabrication yard constructed the 99-module and 19,290-ton Singapore Aromatics/Foster Wheeler aromatic plant, the region’s first such facility.
EPCI of topsides for the world’s first production Spar platform at Oryx’s Neptune field at 1,330 feet in the Gulf of Mexico.
Constructed modules for the world’s largest and deepest Tension Leg Platform (TLP), the Shell Ursa project in 4,000 feet of water in the Gulf of Mexico.
EPCI of a subsea tie-back including the first High Integrity Pipeline Protection System (HIPPS) for Shell Expro’s Kingfisher project in 360 feet of water in the North Sea.
Designed and installed the first commercial subsea development in a hostile area of the North Sea for BP‘s Foinaven project west of Shetland Islands, in 1,640 feet of water.
EPCI of pipelines and subsea hardware for a TLP floating facility (and installation of the TLP) for British Borneo’s Morpeth field in 1,700 feet of water in the Gulf of Mexico marked several milestones:
Engineered, constructed and installed the world’s first non-guyed Compliant Tower in 1,800 feet of water for Chevron Texaco’s Gulf of Mexico Petronius project.
Engineered, constructed and installed the world’s deepest tripod jacket (670 feet of water) and the Gulf of Mexico’s heaviest dual lift (6,000 tons) for Shell’s Cinnamon project.
Installed the first offshore piling in the North Caspian Sea for the Boskalis Westminster project.
Completed the largest hook-up in Asia Pacific for Total’s Bongkot Phase IIIA expansion, taking 13 months and two hookup barge spreads.
Installed first full-scale offshore carbon dioxide removal system utilizing membrane technology in the Gulf of Thailand for Unocal’s Pailin Phase 1 project.
Installed the Middle East’s largest deck (6,310 tons) by float-over method in the North Field offshore Qatar.
Executed a first-of-its-kind construction of 22 trusses and 39 trestle beams in the Jebel Ali yard for the Reliance Jamnagar Approach Trestles project.
EPCI of four subsea pipelines and manifolds for Shell’s Conger field development, including the first 15,000 psi pipeline in 1,500 feet of water in the Gulf of Mexico and first use of “snaking,” which eliminated the use of piles.
EPCI of a gas treatment platform and deepest gas transmission pipeline (354 feet of water) from Mobil’s NSO platform offshore Indonesia to an onshore LNG facility.