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AusGroup JV wins $165m Ichthys LNG contract extension

AusGroup Limited is pleased to announce that AMJV, a joint venture between AusGroup subsidiary AGC Industries Pty Ltd and Meisei Industrial Co. Ltd, has been awarded an extension of works on the INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG Project by JKC Australia LNG Pty Ltd (“JKC”).

The scope of work for the initial subcontract, awarded in 2014, has been increased to include further painting, surface protection, fireproofing and insulation works for the onshore facilities near Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia.

Chief Executive Officer Shane Kimpton said “We are very pleased to be able to continue our work on the Ichthys Project Onshore LNG Facilities, providing quality services to the LNG construction sector. This AU$165 million contract extension supports increased job opportunities as well as community and economic development for the region.”

The Ichthys LNG Project is a Joint Venture between INPEX group companies (the Operator), major partner Total, CPC Corporation Taiwan and the Australian subsidiaries of Tokyo Gas, Osaka Gas, Kansai Electric Power, JERA and Toho Gas.

AusGroup Limited is the parent company of AGC, MAS and NT Port and Marine.

AusGroup employs over 2,000 staff, including professional project managers and engineers, highly qualified tradespeople and an experienced management team.

As a Western Australian based company with offices throughout Australia, AGC provides a range of fabrication , construction, insulation, painting, refractory and maintenance services.

Our expertise and key capabilities lie in:

Core maintenance
Shut downs and turnarounds
Painting, insulation and fireproofing
Structural, mechanical and piping
Electrical and instrumentation
Complex structural and piping fabrication

MAS provides all scaffold and rope access requirements across a number of industries involving construction, manufacturing and maintenance. Core capabilities include:

Turnkey access solutions
Provision of scaffolding assets and services
Provision of rope access assets and solutions

NT Port and Marine
As subsidiary of AusGroup, NT Port and Marine supports the offshore oil and gas industry through the provision of marine services including:

Marine logistics and vessel chartering
Onshore logistics and supply base
Fuel storage and distribution
Storage of lubes and water

Source:  www.agc-ausgroup.com