Horizon Offshore, Inc. announced that it has been awarded PEMEX Contract
for the construction of 24 km of 8" pipeline and associated platform piping from KIX-1 to Pump Platform PR-1. The lay barge, Lone Star Horizon, and diving support vessel
, Pearl Horizon, will be utilized on the project. Construction is scheduled to begin late in the third quarter of 2002.
"Our continued presence in Mexico has strengthened Horizon's position and enabled us to secure additional projects such as KIX. We have enjoyed our continuing relationship with PEMEX and are very excited about this award," said Bill Lam, President and CEO of Horizon Offshore.