WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has announced that it has been contracted to provide engineering and design services on the National Grid Grain LNG Framework.
With this framework, National Grid Grain LNG plans to increase its capacity and the scope of its services, including potential onsite power generation and storage facilities, to meet the UK’s future energy needs. According to the statement from WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, the UK’s dependency on natural gas set to exceed 76% by 2030.
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff will provide a wide range of services ranging from feasibility studies, conceptual design and front-end engineering, to safety and risk assessment, and hazard and operability studies (HAZOP) to identify and evaluate potential risks.
Glenn Halton, Oil and Gas Sector Lead at WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, said: “This is a crucial project for increasing the security and diversity of the UK’s energy supply whilst we progressively switch from coal to cleaner gas fired power plants. This latest win demonstrates confidence in our expertise in natural gas, liquefied natural gas, liquefied petroleum gas and compressed natural gas and allows us to expand our resources in the South East to better serve National Grid Grain LNG.”
Nicola Duffin, Senior Commercial Manager at National Grid’s Grain LNG, added: “Grain recently celebrated ten 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. WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff is crucial to our safety and success.”
Edited from press release by Callum O'Reilly
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