US-listed McDermott has been awarded a contract for an offshore project in the Middle East by an upstream oil and gas operator, according to a statement released by the company on 3 March.

The scope of work includes the engineering, procurement, fabrication, transportation and installation of offshore pipelines.

Engineering has started and vessels have been mobilised for the scheme, according to the statement.

McDermott says the project is being fast-tracked and is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2016.

The statement did not reveal the country where the project is located, the project owner, or the value of the deal.

The company described the contract as “large”.

In October 2015, Qatar Petroleum awarded McDermott International an engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) deal for four wellhead jackets, including two that will be installed in the Bul Hanine field.

McDermott is also bidding on Saudi Aramco’s Hasbah gas field expansion scheme.

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Sum of Net Project Value ($m) Industry            
Country Name Construction Transport Gas Industrial Power Water Grand Total
UAE 1287 707   76   14 2084
Kuwait 10   2930       2940
Qatar 151           151
Egypt 140 1156     250 250 1796
Saudi Arabia 1515   1040   110   2665
Oman 45       150   195
Bahrain         3   3
Iran   3000         3000
Grand Total 3148 4863 3970 76 513 264 12834
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