Amec Foster Wheeler informed on Monday it has been awarded a consultancy job by Inpex, for the Ichthys LNG project in Australia.
The scope of work involves Amec Foster Wheeler providing a team of production and maintenance assessors to carry out competency assessments for the Ichthys operations and maintenance teams across all project assets, the statement reads.
This includes the central processing facility (CPF), floating production storage and offtake (FPSO) vessel and the Bladin Point LNG onshore processing plant.
Amec Foster Wheeler’s contract will run until April 2017, with the assessments to be conducted at the construction yards in Korea, offshore Western Australia, and at the onshore LNG facility in Darwin, AFW said.
The US$34 billion Ichthys project is scheduled to start production by the third quarter of 2017, and is set to have an annual LNG production capacity 8.9 mtpa.
The project is a joint venture between Inpex, major partner Total, Taiwan’s CPC Corporation and the Australian subsidiaries of Tokyo Gas, Osaka Gas, Kansai Electric, Chubu Electric Power and Toho Gas.