Carigali PTTEPI Operating Company (CPOC) has launched a tender for multiple offshore wellhead platforms intended for the phase 6 development of offshore Block B-17 in the Malaysia-Thailand Joint Development Area (MTJDA).

The 50:50 joint venture between state-owned upstream counterparts - Malaysia’s Petronas Carigali and Thailand’s PTTEP - has invited a number of Asian offshore contractors including Malaysia Marine Heavy Engineering (MMHE), Thai Nippon Steel (TNS), Sapura Energy of Malaysia, China’s Offshore Oil Engineering Company (COOEC) and possibly Cuel of Thailand, Sino-Thai Engineering & Construction, BJC Heavy Industries, Brooke Dockyard and Engineering, and Muhibbah Engineering to contest for the engineering, procurement and construction contracts.