DNV GL has announced that it has been awarded a framework agreement to provide design and engineering technical services for National Grid’s Grain LNG terminal, which is located in the UK. The scope of the three-year agreement includes feasibility studies, conceptual design studies, specialist engineering, and risk management services up to and including front end engineering and design (FEED).
The Commercial Director of National Grid, Nicola Duffin, said: “Grain recently celebrated 10 exceptional years of progress and now we are looking to the future, increasing the services we offer to our customers and working to ensure that Grain remains the European port of choice for LNG shippers. DNV GL is crucial to our safety and success.”
The DNV GL Regional Manager UK & West Africa, Hari Vamadevan, added: “This is a significant contract for DNV GL, the importance of LNG in the fuel mix is crucial to the UK, and the EU is supporting it as a clean fuel for road transportation. It is estimated that by 2020, 70% of the UK’s gas will need to be imported and more importantly stored. National Grid are leading the way in their plans for Grain LNG and DNV GL are delighted to be involved in delivering success, on behalf of National Grid, to secure a better future for the provision of gas to homes and businesses throughout the UK.”
Edited from press release by David Rowlands
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