EOC bags sizeable $45m pipelay & platform installation contract from new clients

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EOC Limited has secured a sizeable pipelay and platform installation contract from new clients – Chevron Offshore (Thailand) Limited, Chevron Thailand Exploration and Production, Ltd and Chevron Pattani, Ltd – which are subsidiaries of Chevron Corporation, one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies.

The scope of work under the contract includes the installation of 11 offshore platforms and 16 subsea pipelines spanning 70 km in the Gulf of Thailand. The Group’s heavy-lift accommodation pipelay vessel (the Lewek Champion) will be used for the project, which is worth approximately US$45.0 million and will keep the vessel fully utilised until August 2011. As a result, EOC expects the Lewek Champion to contribute significantly to the current financial year ending 31 August 2011 (FY11).

Mr Lim Kwee Keong, EOC’s Chief Executive Officer, said: “Our ability to secure new valuable clients despite tough competition underlines the market’s recognition of EOC’s growing reputation as a reliable and superior provider of offshore production and construction support services.

“Offshore O&G production and construction activity is gradually picking up and we are currently in negotiations that should heighten deployment of our technologically-advanced fleet. Backed by our track record for safety and efficiency as well as timely delivery of projects, we are confident of securing opportunities that will ensure healthy utilisation of our vessels”.

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