Engineering and construction group Kentz Corporation, has been awarded the integrated commissioning services contract on the Queensland Curtis project in Queensland, Australia.
Kentz will provide start-up services for the upstream facilities from 1,200 well sites for QGC, a BG Group business, which is developing coal seam gas for domestic and export markets.
The contract is for an initial 12-month period, with an option to extend for a further two years.
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The project's first phase comprises two processing trains with a design life of at least 20 years, which will produce a combined 8.5m tonnes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) a year. First LNG is expected in 2014.
Kentz first commenced operations in Australia in the mid-1980s, executing projects in the oil and gas, petrochemical, mining and industrial sectors.
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