Bredero Shaw, a unit of energy services firm ShawCor, has received a contract worth in excess of $40m to provide subsea insulation coatings for the Jack/St Malo project, operated by Chevron North America Exploration and Production in the Gulf of Mexico.

This contract includes ID blasting and coating of approximately 92km of 10-inch pipe with a three-layer polypropylene anticorrosion coating and syntactic polypropylene thermal insulation.

The subsea flowlines and risers will be installed approximately 250 miles southwest of New Orleans in water depths up to 7,200ft.

The work will be executed at the Bredero Shaw pipe coating facility in Beaumont, Texas.

Construction will commence in the first quarter of next year, with full production planned from the third quarter of next year through the second quarter of 2012.