The joint venture AGC Meisei has been awarded an AU$197 million contract by JKC Australia LNG for the onshore facilities of the Inpex-operated Ichthys LNG project, near Darwin.
The JV was formed by the AusGroup unit AGC Industries, an Australian based construction, maintenance services and fabrication company to the oil & gas, mining and industrial sectors and Meisei Industrial of Japan.
The subcontract scope of work includes; painting, surface protection, fireproofing and insulation works for lead contractor JKC.
Work is expected to commence in March 2015 and will continue for 22 months until December 2016.
This is the second major contract to be awarded to a subsidiary of AusGroup on the Ichthys Project Onshore LNG Facilities.
Press Release, October 10, 2014; Image: Inpex