The LNG and energy engineer, McDermott International has been contracted to deliver front-end engineering and design (FEED) work for Qatar Petroleum’s North Field South (NFS) project.
The contract scope includes the replication of five offshore wellhead platforms.
The FEED contract will be executed from McDermott’s Doha office and work will begin immediately, the company said in its statement.
Tareq Kawash, McDermott senior vice president, Europe, Middle East and Africa. “As oil and gas field development continues in the region, we are poised to build on this initial work to further support Qatargas as they progress the subsequent phases of the NFS project.”
North Field South is part of Qatar Petroleum’s second phase of the North Field LNG expansion project, which will further increase Qatar’s LNG production capacity from 110 Mtpa to 126 Mtpa.
The North Field East expansion project will increase Qatar’s LNG production capacity from 77 to 110 million tons per annum.
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