AMEC awarded $974m Shah Deniz contract

The AMEC Tekfen Azfen (ATA) consortium has been awarded a contract worth $974m for BP-operated Stage 2 development of the Shah Deniz gas field in the Caspian Sea.

The contract covers the fabrication, load out and offshore hook-up and commissioning of the topsides units of the two stage 2 platforms including the production and risers platform and quarters and utilities platform.

The construction works under this contract are planned to commence in January 2014, with the completion expected in 2018.