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MMC AMEC Wins Engineering Studies for Shell's Malikai Deepwater Project

AMEC AMEC has announced that MMC AMEC, its joint venture with MMC Oil & Gas, has been selected to provide basic engineering studies for Sabah Shell Petroleum Company's Malikai deepwater project, offshore Malaysia.

The value of the contract has not been announced.

It is the first deepwater front-end engineering and design contract to be executed in Malaysia and comprises basic engineering studies for the flow lines, risers, topside and hull for the Malikai platform, to be located approximately 110 kilometres offshore of the Malaysian state of Sabah. The platform will be a 'dry-tree' tension leg design in which the topsides are supported on a buoyant semi-submersible structure tethered by tendons to the sea bed.

"This is the second Shell contract MMC AMEC has won since the inception of the joint venture in September 2007," said Mr Wan Alam Wan Hanafi, CEO of MMC AMEC. "Successful delivery of the project is key to the strategic growth of our work in the region and for this important client."

Tony Cruddas, President of Growth Regions for AMEC's Natural Resources division, added: "We are delighted to continue to support our long-standing customer Shell on their Malaysian deepwater projects. This new work builds on the significant deepwater experience of our Houston and London operations, which delivers expertise for customers globally".

Published 28/10/09

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