Global Industries, Ltd. Awarded US$75 Million Pipeline Project in Pemexs Bay of Campeche Ixtal Fieldadmin
Global Industries, Ltd. announced that it has been awarded a project from Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) for pipeline work in Pemex’s Ixtal Field in the Bay of Campeche.
The project, worth approximately US$75 million, is scheduled to begin in October and be completed by the end of January, 2009. Global will be utilizing the Shawnee as the main operating vessel, with other additional support vessels assisting.
Over 12 km of 24″ pipe will be laid by Global, and the project also includes several pipeline crossings, risers, and expansion curves. Water depth at the project site is approximately 150 feet.
B.K. Chin, Global’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, stated, “We have a close working relationship with Pemex, and have been active in the Ixtal Field for well over a year. The award of this project demonstrates Pemex’s confidence in Global as a reliable contractor and solutions provider.”
Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) is Mexico’s state-owned petroleum company. It is the 10th largest oil company in the world in terms of Revenue and 34th place out of the Fortune 500 companies.
Global Industries, Ltd. is a leading offshore solutions provider of offshore construction, engineering, project management and support services including pipeline construction, platform installation and removal, deepwater/SURF installations, IRM, and diving to the oil and gas industry worldwide. The Company’s shares are traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol “GLBL”.