Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group has been awarded pre-front-end engineering design (pre-FEED) services for hull and mooring engineering for a floating production unit (FPU) in the Gulf of Mexico.
The FPU will be installed in a water depth of approximately 8,200 feet (2,500 meters) and located approximately 19 miles (30 kilometers) south of the U.S./Mexico border and approximately 112 miles (180 kilometers) from the Mexican coastline. SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins and Houston Offshore Engineering businesses will provide the pre-FEED services for the hull and mooring engineering of the FPU.
Simon Naylor, Senior Vice-President, Engineering & Consulting, Resources, SNC-Lavalin, said, “This contract win confirms our class-leading hull and floating offshore expertise. We have extensive experience with this type of engineering design service in the Gulf of Mexico, as well as globally. We are pleased to deliver these services and innovative solutions.”