Woodside has awarded Wood Group a contract to carry out front-end engineering and design (FEED) for the proposed Browse floating LNG (FLNG) development, offshore Western Australia.
Wood Group Kenny (WGK) will perform all design engineering for the insulated production flowline system required for the asset’s offshore gas-condensate fields: Brecknock, Calliance and Torosa.
The 12 month contract is valued at US$6 million and is effective immediately.
The primary focus of the Browse subsea flowline FEED is to develop the engineering and design of the rigid flowline system to assist the Browse joint venture participants to take a final investment decision (FID), which Woodside is targeting in the 2H16.
WGK successful delivered the preliminary engineering for the Browse flowline system during the basis of design phase.
Bob MacDonald, CEO of Wood Group Kenny, said: “This new contract is testament to the 30 year relationship Wood Group has with Woodside, which is built on trust and a proven track record of working together effectively and efficiently towards successful value project delivery […] If Browse proceeds it will be the second FLNG development in Australia. WGK is well positioned to deliver the project having successfully designed the subsea flowlines for the country’s first FLNG facility, Shell Prelude.”
Edited from press release by Callum O'Reilly
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