AusGroup Snags Extension Work with Apache Energy

Singapore-listed AusGroup disclosed late Wednesday that through its subsidiary AGC Industries, it has been awarded an extension of its existing contract with Apache Energy for ongoing works on Varanus Island and associated offshore facilities.

Valued around $16 million, scope of works involves mechanical services, sheet metal fabrication, scaffolding and rigging and instrumentation and electrical services.

AGC will also provide minor capital works services including the fabrication and installation of pipe and structural work, roofing and wall cladding, painting and protective coatings, piping and, electrical upgrades.

AGC's involvement on site will extend to shutdown works.

Commenting on AusGroup's expected performance moving into the rest of 2013, OSK Research's analyst Lee Yue Jer said: "We continue to expect a good order win momentum."

Located off the northwest coast of Western Australia's Pilbara region, the Varanus Island Processing Hub consists of oil terminal facilities, gas processing trains, low temperature separation and stabilization as well as gas compression, water treatment and reinjection.


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