Technip has been awarded an engineering and project management services contract by Shell Australia for the Prelude FLNG project.
The contract is for the provision of multi-disciplinary engineering and design services in support of the Prelude FLNG, and will allow the smooth delivery of brownfield engineering scope as the project moves into operations, Technip said.
Under the contract, Technip will provide a suite of services, including:
– Concept, Front End Engineering Design (FEED), detailed and follow-on engineering services,
– Procurement services,
– Construction management services,
– Pre-commissioning, commissioning and hand-over services,
– Operational testing support,
– Scope and portfolio management services including cost and planning support, and document management and control,
– Specialist engineering support to supplement Shell Australia’s team.
Technip’s operating center in Perth, Western Australia will lead, manage and deliver the contracted work.
Nello Uccelletti, president Onshore Offshore, Technip, said: “We are delighted to continue Technip’s close relationship with Shell on the flagship Prelude FLNG project. Our leadership in FLNG leverages our integrated approach and the combination of our technologies and capabilities in the subsea, offshore and onshore business. This award recognizes our long term relationship with Shell as well as our strong presence in Australia developing local engineering and project management capabilities.”
Once operational, the Prelude FLNG facility will produce at least 5.3 million tonnes (mtpa) per annum of liquids: 3.6 mtpa of LNG, 1.3 mtpa of condensate (equivalent to 35,000 bbl/d) and 0.4 mtpa of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG).
Shell is the operator of the field with 67.5% interest, other joint venture partners include INPEX 17.5%, CPC 5% and KOGAS with 10%.