HOUMA, La. -- (Business Wire)
Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc. (NASDAQ: GIFI), announced today that,
through its subsidiary Gulf Marine Fabricators, it has received a Letter
of Intent in anticipation of a contract for the fabrication of a 1200’
jacket from Walter Oil & Gas Corporation for its Coelacanth Project
located at Ewing Bank 834 in the Gulf of Mexico. Revenue backlog and
man-hours associated with this project will be included in the Company’s
consolidated backlog and will be reported when the Company announces its
earnings results for the year ended December 31, 2012.
Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc., based in Houma, Louisiana, is a leading
fabricator of offshore drilling and production platforms, hull and/or
deck sections of floating production platforms and other specialized
structures used in the development and production of offshore oil and
gas reserves. These structures include jackets and deck sections of
fixed production platforms; hull and/or deck sections of floating
production platforms (such as tension leg platforms (“TLPs”), “SPARs”,
“FPSOs” and “MinDOCs”), piles, wellhead protectors, subsea templates and
various production, compressor and utility modules, offshore living
quarters, towboats, liftboats, offshore supply vessels, dry docks, tanks
and barges. The Company also provides offshore interconnect pipe
hook-up, inshore marine construction, manufacture and repair of pressure
vessels, heavy lifts such as ship integration and TLP module
integration, loading and offloading of jack-up drilling rigs,
semi-submersible drilling rigs, TLPs, SPARs, or other similar cargo,
onshore and offshore scaffolding, piping insulation services, and steel
warehousing and sales.
Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc.
Kirk J. Meche, 985-872-2100
Roy F. Breerwood, III, 985-872-2100
Source: Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc.