DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, July 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- McDermott International, Inc. (NYSE: MDR) announced today it has been awarded a sizeable* contract from Samsung Engineering Saudi Arabia Company Ltd. for engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of CB&I® Storage Tanks for the Jubail United Petrochemical Company (JUPC) Ethylene Oxide (EO)/Ethylene Glycol (EG) Plant No. 3 at Jubail, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The fixed lump sum contract encompasses the engineering, procurement and fabrication of 23 CB&I storage tanks and modification of two existing tanks. Work on the project will predominantly be executed from Saudi Arabia utilizing McDermott's local capabilities and facilities.
"McDermott and Samsung have a long track record of successful collaboration and safe execution in the Middle East," said Linh Austin, Senior Vice President, Middle East and North Africa. "Our extensive experience in Saudi Arabia combined with our unparalleled technical competency in the storage sector uniquely position us to deliver this project."
McDermott significantly expanded its service offering after combining with CB&I earlier this year. The combination brought together more than 200 years of experience in the energy sector and positioned McDermott as one of the few companies in the world to offer fully integrated, end-to-end offshore, upstream and downstream solutions across the entire energy value chain.
Work on the contract is expected to begin immediately and will be reflected in McDermott's second quarter 2018 backlog.
* - McDermott defines a sizeable contract as between USD $1 million and USD $50 million.
McDermott is a premier, fully integrated provider of technology, engineering and construction solutions to the energy industry. For more than a century, customers have trusted McDermott to design and build end-to-end infrastructure and technology solutions—from the wellhead to the storage tank—to transport and transform oil and gas into the products the world needs today. Our proprietary technologies, integrated expertise and comprehensive solutions deliver certainty, innovation and added value to energy projects around the world. Customers rely on McDermott to deliver certainty to the most complex projects, from concept to commissioning. It is called the "One McDermott Way." Operating in over 54 countries, McDermott's locally focused and globally-integrated resources include approximately 40,000 employees and engineers, a diversified fleet of specialty marine construction vessels and fabrication facilities around the world. To learn more, visit www.mcdermott.com.
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