Foster Wheeler has been awarded the basic design and
front-end engineering design contract by Complejo GNL del Este,
a consortium formed by Dominican and Colombian companies that
participate in the energy sector of these countries, for a new
LNG receiving terminal and jetty to be built in San Pedro de
Marcorís in the Dominican Republic.
The Foster Wheeler contract value for this project was not disclosed and will
be included in the companys first-quarter 2012 results,
the company said.
Foster Wheeler has previously completed a feasibility study
for the selection of the most suitable technology for the new terminal,
which will be designed for a send-out capacity of 240 million
standard cubic feet per day (MMscf/d), with an LNG storage tank
of 160,000 cubic meters.
The design will also consider future expansion(s) up to 700 MMscf/d.
Foster Wheeler will work with a local partner in executing
this work, which is expected to be completed in September
We are pleased to receive this award, which
demonstrates our clients satisfaction with the
feasibility study we have completed and Complejo GNL del
Estes confidence in our LNG expertise and ability to
deliver fast-track execution strategies, said Umberto
della Sala, president of Foster Wheeler.
Latin America is a strategically important region for
Foster Wheeler, and is a region where we already have a very
strong track record in winning and successfully executing
large, complex projects.