Indian Oil Corp. Ltd. has let a contract to Foster Wheeler AG’s Global Engineering & Construction Group for work on an LNG terminal to be built at Ennore in Tamil Nadu, India (see map, OGJ, June 19, 2000, p. 62).
The terminal will have a design capacity of 5 million tonnes/year. State-owned IOCL expects start-up in 2015-16.
The Foster Wheeler unit will handle basic design, front-end engineering design, and preparation of capital and operating cost estimates. The firm also will include marine studies to help IOCL determine final jetty location, utilities, and send-out facilities.