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


The company chose McDermott and BHGE to provide FEED studies in advance of an EPCI contract for its Tortue/Ahmeyim field offshore Mauritania and Senegal in West Africa. 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.