Wood Group Secures 3-Year Prelude FLNG Services Contract with Shell

John Wood Group plc announced Tuesday that it has secured a three year contract with Shell Australia to provide consultancy services for the energy company’s Prelude Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) project.

As part of the contract, Perth-based Wood Group Kenny will provide specialist consultancy services for flexible riser integrity management prior to, and during, operation of the Prelude FLNG development, which will be located 295 miles north-north east of Broome in Western Australia. The focus of the contract will be the development and implementation of a flexible riser integrity management plan, as well as inspection, monitoring, testing and on call engineering support. This contract, which is effective immediately, follows Wood Group Kenny’s successful design of Prelude’s subsea flowlines.

Bob MacDonald, CEO of Wood Group Kenny, commented in a company statement:

“The flexible risers are a safety critical component of the subsea system. We look forward to working with Shell and applying our specialist expertise to the project, which has specific challenges given the cyclonic conditions, making integrity even more pertinent.

“Wood Group Kenny has a market leading position in Australia for providing subsea operations and integrity support, including extensive experience in FLNG. We will service this contract using entirely local expertise from our Perth office.”

This is the second contract Shell has awarded Wood Group in the last six months. In August 2015, Wood Group PSN commenced a new five year, multi-million dollar contract to provide integrated engineering, construction, maintenance and industrial services to Shell’s four onshore oil fields in Gabon; Rabi, Gamba, Toucan and Koula.



Have a news tip? Share it with Rigzone!
Email news@rigzone.com

WHAT DO YOU THINK?

Click on the button below to add a comment.
Post a Comment
Generated by readers, the comments included herein do not reflect the views and opinions of Rigzone. All comments are subject to editorial review. Off-topic, inappropriate or insulting comments will be removed.

Related Companies
Events  SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER

Our Privacy Pledge
SUBSCRIBE

More from this Author
Rigzone Staff
e-mail us at news@rigzone.com
 -  ExxonMobil Starts Fuels Production at ... (Sep 21)
 -  How to Become a Safety Engineer (Sep 18)
 -  How to Become a Geologist (Sep 15)
 -  Oil, Gas Industry Leadership Group to ... (Sep 14)
 -  CB&I Wins China PDH Unit Contract (Sep 11)


Most Popular Articles

From the Career Center
Jobs that may interest you
Petroleum Inspection Manager
Expertise: Field Service Tech|Marine Surveying|Surveying
Location: New Orleans, LA
 
Operator 1 - TCP
Expertise: Perforation
Location: Oklahoma City, OK
 
Fluids Plant Operator
Expertise: Maintenance Technician|Mud Engineer / Drilling Fluids|Refinery / Plant Operator
Location: Monahans, TX
 
search for more jobs

Brent Crude Oil : $56.86/BBL 0.76%
Light Crude Oil : $50.66/BBL 0.21%
Natural Gas : $2.959/MMBtu 0.30%
Updated in last 24 hours