Wood Group PSN (WGPSN) has been awarded a contract by Esso Highlands Ltd, a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil Corp., to provide engineering, procurement, construction and maintenance services to support its Papua New Guinea (PNG) liquefied natural gas (LNG) operations.
WGPSN will provide brownfield engineering and procurement support to ExxonMobil’s operations in PNG, including construction and maintenance services to both the Hides gas conditioning plant in the highlands, and the LNG plant northwest of Port Moresby. The contract is effective from 1 August 1 2013.Matt Gavin, Managing Director for WGPSN Australia & Asia Pacific said: “We are thrilled with the award of this contract, which enables us to cement our position in the Asia Pacific LNG market.”
The PNG LNG project is an integrated development that includes natural gas production and processing facilities, onshore and offshore pipelines, and liquefaction facilities. The PNG LNG project is operated by Esso Highlands Limited in co-venture with Oil Search Ltd, National Petroleum Company PNG Ltd, Santos Ltd, JX Nippon Oil and Gas Exploration Corp., Mineral Resources Development Company Ltd and Petromin PNG Holdings Ltd, and their affiliates.
The five-year deal, estimated to be worth between £300 million and £450 million, comes with two two-year extension options.
Edited from various sources by Callum O'Reilly
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