KBR to carryout pre-NTP services for Woodfibre LNG project
SQUAMISH, British Columbia and HOUSTON — Woodfibre LNG Limited and KBR, Inc. announced that KBR, Inc. has been selected to carryout Pre-Notice to Proceed (Pre-NTP) services for the Woodfibre LNG Project. The Woodfibre LNG Project is located in the District of Squamish near Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and is licensed to export approximately 2.1 MMtpy of LNG for 40 yr.
The selection of KBR for Pre-NTP services follows the successful completion of a competitive front end engineering design (FEED) process for the Woodfibre LNG Project, which was announced in October of 2016. Pre-NTP services will be carried out by KBR's operating centers in Houston (USA) and Edmonton (CA). The services include additional FEED work and cost optimization as well as a proposal for an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract. Woodfibre LNG expects to commence the EPC phase of the Project in 2018.
For more than 40 yr, KBR has designed or constructed over 30 different liquefaction projects across the globe, gaining industry-leading capability in the design, construction, commissioning, and start-up of these facilities.
Revenue associated with this project will be booked into the backlog of unfilled orders for KBR's E&C business segment in 4Q 2017.
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The US East Coast will send out its first LNG exports in early 2018 as Dominion Energy’s Cove Point LNG export facility in Lusby, Maryland becomes operational.
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