Offshore Oil & Gas Production

McDermott’s capabilities in the offshore market encompass the design, engineering, construction, installation, hook-up, start-up and commissioning of fixed and floating production facilities and subsea systems. In addition, we install pipelines, flowlines, risers and umbilicals utilizing our own fleet of installation and pipelay vessels, capable of operating anywhere in the world. 

Client Engagement
McDermott recognizes the importance of providing the best total solution for Front-End Engineering Design, offshore, subsea, greenfield or brownfield projects in an evolving world. We align closely with customers facing challenges with in-country localization, aging field infrastructure and changing market segments, among other issues. Our strategy includes:

  • Early engagement and validation with a global account management team who combines local expertise with local content that includes investment in strategic joint venture alliances and partnerships, fabrication yards, training and employee resources.
  • Partnering with leading organizations in complementary sectors to provide packaged solutions
  • Investing in local infrastructure and integration of our local team
  • Global account management to ensure a consistent engagement across the globe

Operational Excellence
McDermott strives to achieve operational excellence and the lowest costs though a number of means. Partnering with our peers to increase operational flexibility, optimizing the use of our global asset base and driving out all cost of non-quality. We leverage our high-value engineering and fabrication centers and our centralized supply chain relationships to deliver cost effective solutions for our customers.

Best Overall Solution
McDermott strives to provide the best overall project solution for our clients’ complex challenges. That’s the legacy that McDermott has built from humble beginnings over a century ago.


For more than 30 years McDermott has served the offshore floating production market with process and topsides design, construction, transportation, installation and hook-up services for all floating structures, including ship shapes, semi-submersibles, and spars. 


McDermott has participated in the fixed offshore production market since its inception, having installed the first fixed platform made out of steel in 20 feet of water in the Gulf of Mexico for Superior Oil in 1947.   


McDermott provides pipelay services as well as production manifolds, riser structures and attendant hardware for subsea field development.  McDermott also provides installation and hook-up services for all subsea equipment from the wellhead to the floating or fixed tieback structure. 
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