ExxonMobil, Qatar Petroleum announce plans to build $10B LNG export facility

McDermott International on Tuesday said that it had been awarded — along with joint venture partners Chiyoda International Corp. and Zachry Group — a “mega contract” to build the Golden Pass project. McDermott did not release the exact contract amount but said it defines a mega contract as one in excess of $1 billion. McDermott said the facility will have three 5.2-million-tons-per-year trains and that the team will provide engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning services.

“We will apply not only our vertically-integrated capabilities but also some of the best practices and lessons learned for major construction projects in the region,” said Richard Heo, senior vice president for McDermott for North, Central and South America.

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