A subsidiary of Aberdeen’s Wood Group has won a detailed design engineering contract for the topsides and deck of a platform to be used on the Gulf of Mexico Tubular Bells field.
Alliance Engineering will design the facilities for Williams Partners’ Gulfstar spar production platform.
It will produce oil and gas from the Tubular Bells field, owned by operator Hess and Chevron. It will be
sit in 4,300ft of water and will be designed to process 60,000 barrels of oil and 200million standard cubic feet of gas per day.
First production is due to start in 2014.