McDermott, a fully-integrated provider of engineering and construction solutions to the energy industry, has been awarded an engineering, procurement, removal and disposal contract by Santos for the full removal and disposal of the Campbell platform structure.
The platform is part of the Varanus Island Hub offshore Western Australia. McDermott has agreed to provide project management and engineering services for the removal and transportation of the platform topsides, structure and associated items to an onshore facility. There to be dismantled and disposed.
Mahesh Swaminathan, McDermott's Senior Vice President, Subsea and Floating Facilities, remarked, “Our successful, proven track record of project delivery spans the entire energy value chain. This decommissioning award reflects the commitment we share with Santos to timely, safe, and environmentally responsible removal of infrastructure at the end of its operational life cycle. We look forward to continuing to be part of delivering their sustainability commitments while also contributing to the circular economy for a lower carbon future.”
The contract is regarded as ‘sizeable’ by McDermott, being between US$1mn and US$50mn. The project management and engineering will be conducted by the company’s team in Perth with support from Indonesia and Malaysia. It represents the fourth decommissioning contract executed by McDermott in the country in the last two years.