McDermott is a premier, fully-integrated provider of engineering and construction solutions to the energy industry. Our customers trust our technology-driven approach to design and build infrastructure solutions to responsibly transport and transform oil and gas into the products the world needs today. From concept to commissioning, our expertise and comprehensive solutions deliver certainty, innovation and added value to energy projects around the world. It is called the “One McDermott Way."
Operating in over 54 countries, McDermott’s locally-focused and globally-integrated resources include approximately 40,000 employees, a diversified fleet of specialty marine construction vessels and fabrication facilities around the world.
Our Vision of the future is built upon two essential ingredients: Purpose and Values. They are simple ideas with immense depth—and will keep us steadfast and focused on creating a collaborative culture, one that is primed to seize every opportunity and transform it into success.
At McDermott, we are committed to respecting people, the environment, and communities in our global operations and seek opportunities to contribute to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. We are looking to the future, aiming to create and deliver sustainable solutions that reduce our impact on the environment and society and enable our customers to maximize the potential of natural resources.
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McDermott founded in East Texas by Ralph Thomas McDermott, know as "Mr. Mac." He named the company after his father, John Raymond McDermott.
The company builds its first fractionating towers for the petroleum industry for Standard Oil of Louisiana at Baton Rouge, La., U.S.
Introduced the first use of floating drilling equipment in low-lying marshlands of Texas and Louisiana.
As its contribution to the World War II supply effort, McDermott builds floating dry docks and landing ship tanks (LSTs) for the U.S.
Designed and installed the first fixed platform made of steel out-of-sight-of-land, in 20 feet of water in the Gulf of Mexico for Superior Oil.
Installed the first large-diameter, concrete-coated pipeline offshore Gulf of Mexico.
McDermott erects the world's largest Hortonsphere Vessel (225 ft. diameter) in West Milton, N.Y., U.S., for the Atomic Energy Commission.
Installed a jacket offshore by launching it from a barge for the first time in the Gulf of Mexico.
J Ray McDermott & Co. Inc. went public in 1954, but was listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
Performed jacket installation using the “stacking” method for the first time, a precursor to later multi-piece jackets.
Constructed and installed Shell’s PS1 Petroleum Production Complex offshore Qatar in a record-setting 285 feet of water.
McDermott installed an offshore riser using the J-Lay method and a pipe tensioning device for the first time.
Installed the first Middle East subsea completion wellhead and production facility complex, including laying 70 miles of 18-inch pipe for Iranian Marine International Oil Company in the Rostam field of the Arabian Gulf.
Engineered, procured, constructed, installed and commissioned Ju’Aymah Terminal (Saudi Arabia), the world’s largest oil export terminal − comprising 46 miles of large pipelines, 12 pile jackets and three Single Buoy Mooring Systems.
Completed construction of Intermac 650, the world’s second-largest launch barge.
McDermott designs and builds the largest steel water reservoir in the world, with a capacity of 34 million gallons, in Austin, Texas, U.S.
Constructed and installed topsides for Shell’s Auger Tension Leg Platform (TLP), in the Gulf of Mexico, achieving several records.
EPCI of four subsea pipelines and manifolds for Shell’s Conger field development, including the first 15,000 psi pipeline in 1,500 feet of water in the Gulf of Mexico and first use of “snaking,” which eliminated the use of piles.
Constructed and integrated 27,600 tons of topsides for the world’s first LPG Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel and most complex FPSO.
McDermott completes construction of the PERU LNG natural gas liquefaction plant in Pampa Melchorita, Peru.
Installation of a Tension Leg Wellhead Platform in the Papa Terra field offshore Brazil; the first use of dry-tree floating technology offshore Brazil.
First to install rigid reel-lay pipe-in-pipe in Asia-Pacific for the Siakap North-Petai development project offshore Malaysia.
New build DLV 2000 joins McDermott fleet providing a combination of pipelay and heavy lift capabilities.
McDermott combines with CB&I creating a premier, fully integrated provider of technology, engineering and construction solutions for the energy industry.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Group Senior Vice President, Projects
John M. Freeman
Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary
Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer
Senior Vice President, People, Culture and Communications
Senior Vice President, Center of Project Excellence
Senior Vice President, Strategy, Risk and Sustainability
Senior Vice President, North Central and South America
Tareq F. Kawash
Senior Vice President, Europe, Middle East and Africa
Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific
Cesar E. Canals
Senior Vice President of CB&I Storage Solutions
McDermott employees define “One McDermott Way” as the way we execute projects with full commitment to the highest standards of safety. The One McDermott Way begins with the belief that all our employees are part of a single, cohesive team—no matter their area, location or function.
We consider the protection of human Health, Safety, and the Environment for all its employees, contractors, and the community to be of primary importance. The overall success of the HSE program is based on the following: Management, commitment, planning and accountability.