Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today that it has been awarded a contract from Shell Offshore Inc. (RDS) for its Vito host project in the Gulf of Mexico.
Under the terms of the contract, Jacobs is delivering a front-end engineering and design package and detailed engineering for the Vito host platform topsides. Vito is located in over 4,000 feet of water in the Mississippi Canyon area of the Gulf of Mexico. The Vito host will initially handle production from the Vito subsea field being subsequently developed, with potential for future tiebacks from other fields.
In making the announcement, Jacobs Senior Vice President Petroleum and Chemicals Manuel Junco stated, “We are delighted to continue our long-standing, successful relationship with Shell. This project allows us to leverage our experience with deep-water production systems and will be a new lower cost design basis for Shell.”
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