Foster Wheeler has been awarded an engineering, procurement
and construction management (EPCm)
contract by Sasol for the low-pressure compression project at Sasols central
processing facility (CPF) in Temane, Mozambique.
The Foster Wheeler contract value was not disclosed and was
included in the companys second-quarter 2013
Foster Wheelers scope of work includes
provision/procurement of gas turbine-driven low pressure
compressors plus auxiliary equipment, including inlet gas
scrubbing equipment and discharge air coolers, a new
substation, including high voltage switchgear and transformers,
modifications to an existing substation, additional instrument
air and nitrogen facilities, and the expansion of the distributed control
system to accommodate the new facilities.
The objective of the project is to enable the Temane CPF
to maintain the design throughput and pressure as the gas field
The new facilities are scheduled to be ready
for commissioning during the fourth quarter of 2014.
We first worked with [Sasol] in Mozambique in
2000, when we developed the basic design and engineering
package for the original Temane Field Development, the first
major upstream development in Mozambique, said Umberto
della Sala, chief operating officer of Foster
We were subsequently awarded the EPCm contract for this
project, which project we safely and successfully completed in
2004, with significant development and use of local labour,
subcontractors and suppliers," he continued.
"We have gone on to work with SPI on the further development of
its gas assets and look forward to adding this latest award to
our list of project delivery successes in