The company said that the value is expected to be in excess of $50m.

The project involves the construction of 12,000 tonnes of subsea structures and spools, which will be carried out at McDermott’s fabrication facility in Batam Island, Indonesia.

The scope of work comprises of the fabrication of various eight-slot, six-slot and four-slot manifolds, including pipeline termination structures, pipeline end terminations, spools, well jumpers, and subsea pig launchers/receivers.

Work is slated to commence later this year, with completion expected in the last quarter of 2012.

The Gorgon Upstream Project supports Chevron’s development of the Gorgon and Janz fields located offshore Northwest Australia.