Stork joint venture secures new contract for the Woodside Karratha Gas Plant, Western-Australia
Stork today announced that MGJV, a joint venture between Monadelphous Group Limited and Giovenco Industries (Aust) Pty Ltd, a Stork company, has secured a new contract for services on the Woodside-operated Karratha Gas Plant Life Extension Program, in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. MGJV will provide a range of services, including the planning and execution of mechanical, electrical, access, fire protection application, blasting and painting, cladding and insulation services. It is scheduled to commence in early 2016 for a two-year period.
Located 1,260 kilometres north of Perth, Western Australia and covering approximately 200 hectares, the Karratha Gas Plant includes five LNG processing trains, two domestic gas trains, six condensate stabilisation units, three LPG fractionation units as well as storage and loading facilities for LNG, LPG and condensate. The plant has the capacity to produce 12,000 tonnes of domestic gas per day.
Stork’s EVP Middle East and Asia Pacific, Ronan Mooney, stated, “This contract represents the first significant win achieved since the recent acquisition of Giovenco Industries by Stork. We are pleased to be awarded this opportunity by Woodside to see our strategic growth ambitions materialize in the Australian Oil & Gas market.”
Commenting on the new contract, Monadelphous Managing Director Rob Velletri said, “The award of this contract represents another major milestone for our oil and gas services business and demonstrates our reputation as a partner of choice in the provision of LNG services.”
“Monadelphous has a long-term commitment to the Karratha region and we are particularly pleased to be selected together with our joint venture partner Giovenco as a services provider for this important program of works. We look forward to successfully delivering outstanding services to Woodside”, Mr Velletri said. Monadelphous has provided project, shutdown and maintenance services to Woodside since 2002.