BHP Petroleum, a subsidiary of BHP Billiton Petróleo Operaciones de Mexico, S. De R. L. De C.V., has contracted Doris Inc. on Jan. 27 for the execution of engineer services for the SURF and export pipeline scopes of work of the Trion Project located in the Gulf of Mexico (GoM).

The Trion field encompasses an area of 1,285 sq. km (798 sq. mi) and is located in the Perdido belt at a water depth of approximately 2,570 m (8,431 ft). BHP is the operator holding a 60% interest in the development and PEMEX Exploration and Production is the non-operating partner with a 40% interest.

“This project is a strategic win for DORIS Group. It is the recognition of our strong experience in deepwater developments, it complements our portfolio in Mexico, and it strengthens our relationship with BHP,” Christophe Debouvry, CEO of Doris Group, said.

Doris Inc. is a fully owned subsidiary of the Doris Group. Doris is a global engineering and project management company in the energy industry headquartered in Paris, France. It has four main activities: engineering oil and gas, renewables, asset management and technical assistance.