OGF Article McDermott, BHGE Appointed for Joint FEED Studies on Tortue/Ahmeyim Field

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BP will award subsea contracts to McDermott and Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE) for its West African Tortue/Ahmeyim offshore development. The two companies were chosen for front-end engineering design (FEED) studies in advance of an engineering, procurement, construction, and installation (EPCI) contract for the development, a major gas project located on the maritime border of Mauritania and Senegal in West Africa. During the initial engineering phase, McDermott will work on defining the subsea umbilicals, risers, and flowlines scope for the project, while BHGE will focus on the subsea production system scope. Teams from McDermott and BHGE will perform the project management and FEED work from McDermott’s Epson facility in the UK. The FEED is scheduled to finish this year.