Fluor Awarded Development Project Offshore China

Fluor Corporation announced that Phillips Petroleum has selected its Offshore Services Division to provide engineering services for the Bohai Bay Full Field Development Project in the People's Republic of China.

Fluor said the contract initially calls for feasibility studies with options for front-end, design and detailed engineering; procurement; and construction support services. Production at the site is expected in 2005.

The Bohai Bay Full Field Development Project is a co-venture between Phillips Petroleum and the Chinese National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC). CNOOC's Production Research Center will join with a Fluor team based in Houston to perform the work.