Telford Offshore awarded a topsides and accommodation support services contract by Protexa
Dubai based firm lands vessels deal in the Gulf of Mexico working on oilfields run by state-owned Pemex.
Telford Offshore has been awarded a topsides, subsea and accommodation support services contract from Protexa for their DP3 multi-purpose offshore construction vessel, Telford 31. Mobilisation in the Bay of Campeche, Mexico, took place in early May.
The shallow water project, with a depth of around 40-70 metres, requires the use of Telford 31 at Kab-C, PB-Litoral-T, PP-Maloob-B and D platforms located in Pemex´s Litoral de Tabasco and Ku-Maloob-Zaap oilfields in the Gulf of Mexico. The contract commenced in early May and will extend until October. 300 people will be accommodated on-board over the course of the project.
Telford 31 is one of the Telford Offshore DP3 fleet of accommodation and construction vessels. The craft is equipped with a 400 tonne heave compensated main crane, a heave compensated gangway and 1,300 square metres of unobstructed deck space. The vessel features accommodation for 469 persons.
Duncan MacPherson, COO, commented: “We are very pleased for the repeated confidence of Protexa in our teams and in the versatility of our fleet of modern DP3 vessels. They can each support multiple activities, focusing on high capacity accommodation combined with lifting, fabrication and installation services. Through Protexa we are proud to serve Pemex on their most productive national oilfields”.
Headquartered in Dubai, Telford Offshore is an international offshore service provider offering construction and project management solutions to the oil and gas industry.