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Yokogawa selected as contractor for LNG Canada project

LNG Industry,

Yokogawa Electric Corporation has been selected as the main automation contractor (MAC) for the LNG Canada natural gas liquefaction project.

LNG Canada is joint venture between Shell Canada Energy, an affiliate of Royal Dutch Shell, and affiliates of PetroChina, Korea Gas Corporation and Mitsubishi Corporation.

In addition to this order, Yokogawa Electric International, a Yokogawa subsidiary, has won an order to provide comprehensive control system-related front-end engineering and design (FEED) services to CFSW LNG Constructors (CFSW), the main contractor for LNG Canada.

CFSW is a joint venture that was set up by the Canadian subsidiaries of Chiyoda Corporation, Foster Wheeler, Saipem, and WorleyParsons Limited to execute this project.

The proposed LNG Canada project includes the design, construction and operation of a gas liquefaction plant and facilities for the storage and export of LNG, including marine facilities in 6 million tpy of LNG, with an option to expand the project in the future to four trains.

Subject to a financial investment decision by LNG Canada, Yokogawa will proceed to deliver its CENTUM® VP integrated production control system and ProSafe® -RS safety instrumentation system as the project's MAC.

Adapted from press release by Katie Woodward

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