McDermott Awarded Marathon Oil Contract

McDermott Marine Construction, a major operating unit of McDermott International Inc., has been awarded a contract from Marathon Oil Company for the fabrication and installation of an eight-skirt pile jacket, piles and deck.

Fabrication of the jacket and piles, which began in February, is scheduled to be completed by February 1992. The jacket will be fabricated at McDermott's Harbor Island facility in Aransas Pass, Texas. The offshore installation of the jacket, piles and deck is scheduled for March 1992. The platform will be located in South Pass Block 89C in the Gulf of Mexico in 385 feet of water.

McDermott Marine Construction is a major operating unit of McDermott International, a leading worldwide energy services company which, with its subsidiaries provide engineering and construction services to the oil and gas industry offshore and for industrial and utility facilities onshore. McDermott also manufactures steam-generating equipment, defense products and tubular products.

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