McDermott International said that one of its subsidiaries has won a contract release purchase order under the Offshore Maintain Potential Project, as part of the long term agreement with Saudi Aramco.

The work will involve the installation of infield flow lines, flexible laterals, power and control cables and sleds within the Abu Safah, Safaniya and Berri fields.

The scope includes the installation of three intra-field pipelines totaling 26km, comprising pipe 16 inches and 20 inches in diameter; and 34km of subsea power and fiber optic composite cables, as well as a total of 4.5km of flexible pipelay and eight valve skids to be tied into the newly laid flow lines connecting to the existing platforms.

A large subsea diving component is also associated with the project, while crews of McDermott’s DB27 and Thebaud Sea will install the facilities.

Work is slated to begin in the fourth quarter of 2010.