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Bokor bonanza for Malaysia's MMHE

Malaysian fabricator wins $227m contract to build new processing platform 

Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering has been awarded a significant new contract to build a central processing platform for Petronas Carigali's Bokor phase three re-development project.

The contract value of this engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning project is worth 1 billion ringgit (US$227 million), said MMHE.

The first steel cut is expected in the third quarter of 2018 and the project is scheduled to be completed during the second quarter of 2020.

Upon completion, the new platform will be installed at the Bokor field located in Baram Delta offshore Sarawak in a water depth of 70 metres.

"This project was awarded after going through competitive bidding process," said MMHE, adding the award of was a reflection of the company's "improved competitiveness, thanks to a number of implemented cost cutting strategies, efficiency initiatives, combined with strong management focus on the heavy engineering business".

Bokor is one of a series of fields in Malaysia that are being developed as part of a wide-ranging Enhanced Oil Recovery Centre (EORC) campaign in two production sharing contracts – the Baram Delta PSC and the North Sabah PSC.