Wood Group PSN was awarded a contract by Esso Highlands Ltd., a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil Corp., to provide engineering, procurement, construction and maintenance services to support its Papua New Guinea (PNG) liquefied natural gas (LNG) operations.
Under the contract, Wood Group will provide brownfield engineering and procurement support to ExxonMobil’s operations in PNG, including construction and maintenance services to both the Hides gas conditioning plant in the highlands,and the LNG plant northwest of Port Moresby.
The contract is effective August 1, 2013.
"Wood Group has a long history with ExxonMobil globally,providing operations and technical support through integrated brownfield and engineering service contracts in Australia and Asia Pacific,the United States,and Africa,”said Matt Gavin,managing director for WGPSN Australia & Asia Pacific.
The PNG LNG Project is an integrated development that includes natural gas production and processing facilities,onshore and offshore pipelines, and liquefaction facilities. The PNG LNG Project is operated by Esso Highlands Ltd., in co-venture with Oil Search Ltd., National Petroleum Company PNG Ltd., Santos Ltd., JX Nippon Oil and Gas Exploration Corp., Mineral Resources Development Company Ltd., and Petromin PNG Holdings Ltd., and their affiliates.