Perth-based company Oxair Gas Systems has secured a contract to maintain the nitrogen generator plant on-board Shell’s Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility.
Emerson has secured a contract with Shell Australia to provide automation maintenance and reliability services for their Prelude Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) facility.
Global power and automation specialist ABB has been contracted to deliver equipment and services for Shell’s Prelude FLNG facility.
The construction of Shell’s $12 billion Prelude project is on track, with the floating facility marking a number of milestones.
Oilfield supply chain provider ASCO has won the contract for logistics services to the Shell Prelude floating LNG project.
Shell has floated the 488-metre-long hull of its Prelude FLNG facility out of the dry dock in Geoje, South Korea, where it is being built.
Floating liquefied natural gas, or FLNG, is not a new idea. But only recently have technological advances and economic drivers provided the opportunity for FLNG to become a commercial reality.
Oil and gas giant Shell have teamed up with the Challenger Institute of Technology to develop a world first FLNG specialist training facility in Perth.
Shell say their Prelude floating LNG project is recruiting on an Australian-first principal, and expect to employ around 1000 people.
Shell say their Prelude floating LNG project will contribute $45 billion to the Australian economy over the life of the project $12 billion of which would be tax payments.