Wheatstone LNG Project (Image courtesy of Chevron)

CB&I has announced  that it has been awarded a contract by Bechtel to provide structural, mechanical and piping construction work for all outside battery limits modules and associated units for the Chevron-operated Wheatstone Project at Ashburton North in Western Australia.

The company said the value of the contract is over $625 million.

“CB&I is proud of its 75-year history in Australia, where we have an excellent safety performance and a successful LNG track record,” said Patrick K. Mullen, president of CB&I’s Engineering, Construction and Maintenance operating group.

CB&I has 125 years of history, and employes around 55,000 people.

The Wheatstone Project is one of Australia’s largest resource projects. Located  7.4 miles west of Onslow in Western Australia, the project will consist of two LNG trains with a combined capacity of 8.9 million tons per annum and a domestic gas plant.

The Wheatstone Project is a joint venture between Australian subsidiaries of Chevron, Apache Corporation, Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Company (KUFPEC), Shell and Kyushu Electric Power Company (Kyushu) together with PE Wheatstone Pty Ltd (part owned by TEPCO).


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