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Foster Wheeler wins contract for Indian LNG import terminal

Oilfield Technology,

Foster Wheeler’ India subsidiary, Foster Wheeler India Private Limited, 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).

The Foster Wheeler contract value for this project was not disclosed and will be included in the company’s fourth-quarter 2011 bookings.

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 tpy of LNG.

Foster Wheeler’s scope also includes marine studies to enable IOCL to finalise the jetty location, utilities, and regasified LNG send-out facilities. The LNG terminal facilities are planned for completion by 2015-16.

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