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Location: Gulf of Mexico

Client: Freeport-McMoran Oil & Gas

McMoRan Davy Jones | Audubon Companies

Audubon Companies’ engineering teams performed the Front-End Engineering Design (FEED), detailed design, procurement, project management, construction management, startup and commissioning for McMoRan’s process and satellite facility. Our team provided the structural design of various project elements, including jackets, decks, flare booms and heliports. The scope of work also included process modeling, equipment sizing and design, electrical engineering, instrument design, high temperatures and pressures, high CO2 and H2S concentrations and associated amine treating. Audubon also collaborated with the well design team on process and interface issues.

Additionally, Audubon Companies field teams provided construction management and vendor surveillance for the fabrication outfitting and offshore installation of the 8-pile and 4-pile platforms, paint inspection I&E inspection, onsite cost tracking and material tracking, as well as HSE oversight. During the design phase Audubon Companies was fully integrated with the client’s project management team and provided constructability reviews, contractor assessments, and operability input for the two ultra-deep gas production facilities. Based in Metairie, Louisiana, the construction team coordinated with contractors and vendors, and managed onshore and offshore logistics throughout south Louisiana and south Texas.


  • Greenfield
  • Production and Satellite Facility
  • Deep drill high pressure, high temperature well
  • Gas production with condensate
  • Fixed platform designed for 75mcfd/day
  • Shallow Water Facility – 20-ft water depth
  • Designed to GOM standards
  • Production Equipment
    • Amine Plant
  • 8-Pile and 4 Pile Production Deck


  • Front-end engineering design (FEED)
  • Detail Design
  • Topside Engineering
  • Process Automation
  • Project Management
  • Startup and commissioning
  • Construction management
  • Vendor Surveillance
  • Paint & I&E inspections
  • HSE Oversight
  • Procurement and expediting

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