INPEX CORPORATION announced that its affiliate INPEX Masela, Ltd. has awarded the contract for the Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) of its major subsea production facilities for the development of the Abadi LNG Project in Indonesia.
The Abadi LNG Project is a liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, which envisions the adoption of the Floating LNG (FLNG) plant constructed and utilized for an annual production of 2.5 million tonnes for the Stage- development of the Abadi gas field located in the Masela Block, Arafura Sea, Indonesia.
The successful contractor for the subsea FEED contract is PT Wood Group Indonesia, a subsidiary of John Wood Group plc, a British company, one of the world’s leading engineering companies in the oil & gas E&P business.
Wood Group will undertake the subsea FEED for approximately 12 months, which covers the detailed engineering works for SURF, which mainly consists of Subsea production system, Umbilicals, Risers and Flow lines.
A separate FEED contract for the FLNG facilities as one of major facilities of this project will be awarded in due course, which is currently under the process of selecting a FLNG FEED contractor.
LNG World News Staff, November 26, 2012; Image: INPEX