Energy consultancy Add Energy and its Indonesian counterpart Synergy Engineering have been awarded a maintenance build contract for work on BP-led Tangguh LNG expansion project.
The new contract with BP adds to an existing maintenance centralization deal Add Energy secured in 2016, the company said in a statement.
Add Energy noted that it is half way through it maintenance build project for BP on the West Nile Delta (WND), a development located just off the north coast of Egypt, and it plans to feed the experience into the planning and execution of the maintenance build for Tangguh.
To remind, BP and its partners made a final investment decision to expand the LNG project in 2016.
The expansion project will add a liquefaction unit of 3.8 million tons per annum (mtpa) of production capacity to the existing facility in Papua Barat Province, bringing total plant capacity to 11.4 mtpa.
The JV partners awarded two contracts for the onshore part and offshore segment of the project.
The onshore EPC contract was signed with a joint venture led by the Indonesian contractor Tripatra with, Chiyoda, Saipem and Suluh Ardhi Engineering. The offshore contract went to Italy’s Saipem.
Besides BP, the other partners in Tangguh are MI Berau (16.30%), CNOOC Muturi (13.90%), Nippon Oil Exploration (Berau) (12.23%), KG Berau Petroleum (8.56%), KG Wiriagar Petroleum Ltd (1.44%) and Indonesia Natural Gas Resources Muturi Inc. (7.35%).
LNG World News Staff