London, UK,
14
September
2015
|
07:00
Europe/London

Amec Foster Wheeler awarded engineering contract for Zeebrugge LNG terminal expansion

Summary

• Boil-off gas recovery system and associated facilities

• Inter-connection of new LNG storage tank and existing facilities

• New LNG tank will be one of the largest in the world

Amec Foster Wheeler announces today that it has been awarded a detailed engineering contract by Felguera IHI (a company owned by Duro Felguera Group) for the expansion of the Zeebrugge Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Terminal in Belgium.

The value of the contract, to be delivered over the next 15 months, has not been announced.

Amec Foster Wheeler’s scope includes detailed engineering of the boil-off gas recovery system and associated facilities as well as the inter-connection with the new LNG storage tank and the existing plant facilities.

Zeebrugge LNG Terminal is owned and operated by Fluxys LNG from Belgium. The appointed engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor is a joint venture comprising Duro Felguera Oil & Gas, Felguera IHI and Balzola. The overall EPC expansion will consist of the design, construction and start-up of a boil-off gas recovery system and fifth LNG storage tank of the plant, which will be one of the largest in the world with a capacity of 180,000 Nm3.

Notes to editors

Amec Foster Wheeler (www.amecfw.com) designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.

 

With pro-forma 2014 annualised scope revenues of £5.5 billion and over 40,000 people in more than 55 countries, the company operates across the whole of the oil and gas industry – from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products – and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets.

 

Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.

 

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