Guangdong LNG group awards design work to Halliburton, JGC

A consortium led by China National Offshore Oil Corp. has selected Halliburton Co. and JGC Corp. to perform front-end engineering design for the $600 million Guangdong LNG project in southern China.

By the OGJ Online Staff

HOUSTON, Dec. 11 -- A consortium led by China National Offshore Oil Corp. has selected Halliburton Co. and JGC Corp. to perform front-end engineering design for the $600 million Guangdong LNG project in southern China.

The project will include a 3 million ton/year LNG receiving terminal and a 300-km gas distribution pipeline system.

JGC and Halliburton KBR, formerly Kellogg Brown & Root, expect to complete the FEED contract by first quarter 2002. Work will be done in MW Kellogg Ltd.'s London office and JGC's offices in Yokohama.

The project could be commissioned in 2005 (OGJ Online, Apr. 26, 2001).

CNOOC holds 33% of the Guangdong LNG project, Guangdong sponsors -- Shenzhen investment Holding Corp., Guangdong Electric Power Holding Co., Guangzhou Gas Co., Dongguan Fuel Industrial General Co., and Foshan Municipal Gas General Co. -- hold 31%, BP PLC 30%, Hong Kong Electric Holding Ltd. 3%, and the Hong Kong & China Gas Co. Ltd. 3%.

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