Houston-based LNG engineer KBR has been awarded a contract by Papua New Guinea’s Department of Petroleum to provide support services for existing and new energy projects in the country.
This includes upstream, LNG and downstream sectors, KBR said in its statement.
Under the terms of the agreement, KBR will provide ongoing consulting, advisory and engineering services.
The government has recently signed a memorandum of understanding with Total and its partners ExxonMobil and Oil Search defines the key terms of the gas agreement for the Papua LNG project that is expected to be finalized by the first quarter of 2019.
The Papua LNG project will encompass two LNG trains of 2.7 mtpa each and will be developed in synergy with the existing PNG LNG project facilities.
According to Total, the first phase of the engineering studies of the project have been launched.