ABS Group has announced that its subsidiary, ABSG Consulting Inc., has been contracted by Kinder Morgan Inc. to develop a maintenance and integrity programme for the LNG regasification terminal at Elba Island near Savannah, Georgia, US.
ABS Group said that it will develop the maintenance and integrity programmes for the base plant, balance of plant and the terminal upgrade. The full scope of services cover programme development and execution, including project management, strategy development and business processes, asset register, mechanical integrity (MI), preventative maintenance development, spare parts and bill of materials, as well as data asset management services.
Charles Mitchell, ABS Group Vice President, Business Development, Oil, Gas and Chemical, said: "We are pleased to provide mechanical and asset integrity services to Kinder Morgan for the Elba LNG Project […] ABS Group is committed to supporting LNG infrastructure projects globally by helping operators manage asset safety, reliability and efficiency in order to maintain the integrity of their facilities and business operations across their respective enterprise."
The Elba LNG Project will leverage ABS Group's core capabilities providing enterprise asset management (EAM), MI services and proven methodology for asset integrity management within its Asset Performance Optimization and Technical Inspection and Verification service lines.
Steve Arendt, ABS Group Vice President, Global Oil, Gas and Chemical, added: "For more than 40 years, ABS Group has contributed to best practices in process safety and mechanical integrity […] Our technical advisors are uniquely positioned to continue supporting clients in the evolving North American LNG market as these stakeholders manage operational safety and performance with the goal of assuring project success."
Edited from press release by Callum O'Reilly
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