Foster Wheeler Awarded Contract for an LNG Receiving Terminal in India
Foster Wheeler AG announced today that its India subsidiary, Foster Wheeler India Private Limited, part of its Global Engineering and Construction Group, has been awarded a contract for a new LNG receiving terminal to be built in Ennore, in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. The contract was awarded by India's national oil company, Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL).
Foster Wheeler's scope of work includes basic design, front-end engineering design, and the preparation of capital and operating cost estimates for the new LNG import, storage and regasification terminal, which will be designed to process five million tonnes per annum of LNG. Foster Wheeler's scope also includes marine studies to enable IOCL to finalize the jetty location, utilities, and regasified LNG send-out facilities. The LNG terminal facilities are planned for completion by 2015-16.
Foster Wheeler AG
is a global engineering and construction contractor and power equipment supplier delivering technically advanced, reliable facilities and equipment. The company employs approximately 12,000 talented professionals with specialized expertise dedicated to serving its clients through one of its two primary business groups. The company's Global Engineering and Construction Group designs and constructs leading-edge processing facilities for the upstream oil and gas, LNG and gas-to-liquids, refining, chemicals and petrochemicals, power, mining and metals, environmental, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and healthcare industries. The company's Global Power Group is a world leader in combustion and steam generation technology that designs, manufactures and erects steam generating and auxiliary equipment for power stations and industrial facilities and also provides a wide range of aftermarket services. The company is based in Zug, Switzerland, and its operational headquarters office is in Geneva, Switzerland.
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