The three tripods are to be installed into the East Stupa, West Stupa and East Manda oil fields. Through the 14 kilometers of 24-inch and 12-inch interpolator pipelines the tripods will be linked. A 24-inch, 80-kilometre pipeline will export the outputs from the three fields.

Global Industries, Ltd, Saipem S.p.A, P.T. NISCONI and Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. are interested to participate in the pipeline installation package. Indonesian contractors will be looking the packages relating to the three tripods.

The fabrication and installation job is likely to occur from 2010 resulting the production start-up in 2011 or 2012. The South Mahakam development is expected to yield 14,700 barrels per day of liquids and 114 million cubic feet per day of gas.