Ichthys LNG contract goes to McDermott

McDermott International has secured a contract to provide front end engineering and design services for the Inpex-operated Ichthys LNG field development.

The award is for a booster compression module FEED with optional engineering, procurement and construction for the project, the Houston-based firm said.

Furthermore, the module will be added to the Ichthys offshore central processing facility, located off Western Australia.

McDermott is also undertaking umbilicals, risers and flowlines as part of an expansion of the existing Ichthys facilities.

The US firm says it will complete engineering at its Asia Pacific headquarters in Kuala Lumpur.

McDermott did not disclose any financial details of the contract.

The Ichthys project produces LNG at the 8.9 million tonnes per year plant at Bladin Point near Darwin.

Natural gas arrives in Darwin from the giant Ichthys field offshore Western Australia via an 890-kilometre export pipeline.

Ichthys LNG is a joint venture between operator Inpex and major partner France’s Total.

Other partners include Australian units of CPC Corporation Taiwan, Tokyo Gas, Osaka Gas, Kansai Electric Power, JERA and Toho Gas.

- Advertisements -

Most Popular

Stena Bulk sells its last LNG carrier

Swedish shipping firm Stena Bulk has sold its last liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier to an undisclosed Asian buyer. The...

Shell launches largest bio-LNG plant in Germany

A unit of LNG giant Shell has launched what it says is the largest bio-LNG production plant in Germany. The...

Oman LNG, Turkey’s Botas seal 10-year SPA

State-owned producer Oman LNG has signed a 10-year sales and purchase agreement with Turkey’s state-owned natural gas and LNG...

More News Like This

TotalEnergies takes FID on Marsa LNG bunkering project in Oman

French energy giant TotalEnergies has taken a final investment decision on the Marsa LNG bunkering project in Oman. Technip...

Fugro bags Abadi LNG gig from Inpex

Dutch firm Fugro said it had secured a "significant" marine survey contract from a unit of Japan's Inpex for...

Inpex: Ichthys LNG plant hits record in 2023

Japan’s Inpex has shipped record 129 LNG cargoes from its Ichthys export plant in Australia during the last year,...

Four firms to work on e-methane supply chain from UAE to Japan

Japan's city gas suppliers and LNG importers Tokyo Gas and Osaka Gas have joined forces with compatriot Inpex and...