November 3, 2008
KBR Subsidiary Granherne Selected for Two Pre-FEED Studies By BG Trinidad and Tobago
KBR (NYSE:KBR) today announced that its consulting subsidiary Granherne has been selected as the contractor for two pre-front-end engineering and design (pre-FEED) studies by BG Trinidad & Tobago (BG T&T). The contracts are valued at $1.2 million.
Under the first pre-FEED study, Granherne will undertake study work for provision of compression to BG T&T North Coast Marine Area (NCMA) facilities that deliver gas to Atlantic LNG. The concept phase will examine both offshore and onshore solutions and a final solution will be selected during the pre-FEED phase. The second study includes reviews of the facilities at BG T&T's East Coast Marine Area (ECMA) onshore gas plant at Beachfield, including a review of the arriving offshore pipeline and onshore reception facilities. The study includes design for operational upgrades as well as enhancements to the facility that will help BG T&T meet future demand. Work is expected to begin immediately."We are pleased to offer our conceptual engineering services and consultancy expertise to BG T&T as they develop the Trinidad and Tobago region," said Clive Vaughan, Managing Director, Granherne. "We look forward to building a strong working relationship with BG and to continue building our expertise in this growing region."
Granherne is a leading front-end engineering consultancy for onshore, offshore and deepwater oil and gas developments and has experience of over 3,000 projects in more than 20 countries.
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