Royal Dutch Shell Plc  .com Rotating Header Image

UpstreamOnline: J Ray lands Pearl GTL gig

By Upstream staff

J Ray McDermott has been handed a job by Shell to engineer, construct, transport, install, hook up and pre-commission two wellhead platforms in Qatar’s North field for the Pearl gas-to-liquids (GTL) project, off Qatar.

Finnancial details of the contract were not made public.

Front end engineering and design verification and detailed design engineering on the topsides has already begun at J Ray’s Jebel Ali engineering office, with building work due to start at the Jebel Ali yard later this month. Each platform, Pearl 1 and Pearl 2, weighs an average of 3600 tonnes.

“J Ray has a long history working offshore Qatar, and our project team will bring significant experience to bear on this field development, to the benefit of the Pearl GTL project,” a J Ray spokesman said and its also non-profit sister websites,,,,, and are all owned by John Donovan. There is also a Wikipedia article.

0 Comments on “UpstreamOnline: J Ray lands Pearl GTL gig”

Leave a Comment

%d bloggers like this: