Foster Wheeler has been awarded an owners engineer
contract for a new LNG liquefaction project to be located in
Hackberry, Louisiana, by Cameron LNG, an affiliate of Sempra
The project is expected to export up to 12 million tpy of LNG.
The contract value for this project was not disclosed. An
initial booking was included in Foster Wheelers
fourth-quarter 2011 bookings, with the main releases of work
expected to follow in 2012.
The scope of work includes technical assistance for project development, the execution
of front-end engineering to support permit applications to the
US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, development of
technical specifications and invitation to bid packages for
engineering, procurement and construction activities, and
technical reviews, according to the company.
The work will also include integration with existing Cameron LNG
facilities and may include
additional scopes of work as the project develops.
We are pleased that Cameron LNG has selected Foster
Wheeler to fulfill the role of owners engineer up to the
EPC phase of the project, said Umberto della Sala, chief
operating officer of Foster Wheeler.
With our proven track record of executing safe,
liquefaction projects, we are well positioned to
respond to opportunities provided by the drive to monetize gas
resources in the US market, he added.