06 October 2020
BHP today confirmed that Technip USA, Inc. dba Genesis North America and McDermott, Inc. have been selected to progress to the bridging phase of the early engineering study for a Semisubmersible Floating Production Unit (FPU) for the Trion field in the deep-water Gulf of Mexico offshore Mexico.
The bridging phase is an extension of the Pre-FEED, where BHP will continue to evaluate the two contractors prior to the selection of a single FEED contractor.
BHP holds a 60 per cent interest (and operatorship) in Trion. PEMEX holds a 40 per cent interest.