Monadelphous, a leading Australian engineering group has won a $680 million contract in Western Australia, providing more WA jobs in the LNG sector.
The major construction contract centres around mechanical works at the Ichthys Project Onshore LNG Facilities in Darwin in the Northern Territory.
This new agreement is with JKC Australia LNG Pty Ltd (JKC), who are the lead contractor. The project is a joint venture between Japan’s JGC Corporation, Chiyoda Corporation, and KBR (Kellogg Brown & Root Pty Ltd).
This is yet another indication of the need for Asian countries to secure gas supplies for the future of their industrial and commercial industries.
What is the Ichthys LNG Project?
The Ichthys LNG Project in the Norther Territory of Australia is a world-class development to access the Ichthys gas and condensate field in the Browse Basin. The location of the huge gas supply is about 220 kilometres off the north-west coast of Western Australia.
The Ichthys project is a joint venture between INPEX group companies, with major partner Total and the Australian subsidiaries of Tokyo Gas, Osaka Gas, Chubu Electric Power and Toho Gas making up the other investors.
The Ichthys project involves the piping of liquefied natural gas from the Browse Basin off the Kimberley coast, to Darwin for processing and export. Work will commence immediately and is expected to be completed by mid-2016.
Read about NT Jobs in gas
NT jobs soar as resource projects kick in
Over the past few months, the Northern Territory has been steadily making a claim as a leading centre of resource project development. There are a lot of mining and gas projects underway which is starting to get the attention of people looking for NT jobs in mining.
This recent article by iMINCO highlights the huge variety of jobs in the Northern Territory as more and more resource projects get underway.
Monadelphous has been proactive in the Australian energy sector and provides engineering, technical and construction expertise across a wide range of resource projects.
Working with some of the world’s leading energy companies, Monadelphous have a proven track record of delivering projects to exacting standards and on budget.
Read about how Monadelphous won a Rio Tinto mining contract worth $235 million in WA.
Monadelphous Group Limited (ASX: MND) is a leading Australian engineering group providing construction, maintenance and industrial services to the resources, energy and infrastructure sectors.
The Company has two operating divisions:
providing large-scale multidisciplinary project management and construction services.
Maintenance and Industrial Services
specialising in the planning, management and execution of mechanical and electrical maintenance services, shutdowns, fixed plant maintenance services and sustaining capital works.
Its headquarters are in Perth, Western Australia, and it has a major office in Brisbane, Queensland, and projects, facilities and workshops across Australia and in China and Papua New Guinea.
Their website can be found at www.monadelphous.com.au