AmecFW wins Ichthys Project consultancy, Australia
Amec Foster Wheeler announces today the award of a consultancy contract by INPEX, Japan’s largest oil & gas exploration and production company, for the Ichthys Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Project in Australia. Ichthys is the largest discovery of hydrocarbon liquids in Australia in the last 40 years.
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. This includes the Central Processing Facility, Floating Production Storage and Offtake vessel and the Bladin Point LNG onshore processing plant. The assessments will be aligned to Australian national competency standards for the Process industry.
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.
Amec Foster Wheeler in Australia
Across Australia, the company has more than 1,200 people located across six locations including Perth, Brisbane, Melbourne, Darwin, Sydney and Adelaide. Perth was established as the company’s Australian headquarters in 1978. Working with all mineral commodities and within the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas markets, Amec Foster Wheeler is one of the few companies to provide support throughout the complete lifecycle of a project and teams of experts across the company’s global network of offices support the Australian operations.
Ichthys LNG Project
Located in the Timor Sea, about 220 kilometres offshore Western Australia, Ichthys represents the largest discovery of hydrocarbon liquids in Australia in 40 years. Currently in construction, it is ranked among the most significant oil and gas projects in the world, and is, effectively, three mega-projects rolled into one. The project involves some of the largest offshore facilities in the industry, a state-of-the-art onshore processing facility and an 890 km.