Today Western LNG LLC (“Western”) announces that it has entered into a Professional Services Agreement (“PSA”) with WorleyParsons GroupInc. (“WorleyParsons”) to provide project management and owner’s engineering consulting services to support Western during the performance of pre-FEED and FEED activities with Wison Offshore & Marine (“Wison”) pursuant to the previously announced Technical Services Agreement. WorleyParsons' Global Project Development and Consulting Business Line Advisian will provide management, key integration studies and supervision of the work to be performed by Wison for basis of design (“BOD”), pre-FEED, and FEED phases of the project. In this capacity WorleyParsons will review and comment on documentation provided during the BOD and FEED, provide technical support for evaluation of the documentation, including for the evaluation of the project execution strategy, the initial schedule, and the initial cost estimate and estimating process. In addition, WorleyParsons will have the opportunity to provide PMC services during the EPC phase of the project.
“WorleyParsons brings a wealth of prior experience in many relevant practice areas to the project” said Davis Thames, President & CEO of Western. “From their history of delivering LNG projects in over 35 different countries around the world, to experience with floating production platforms and related maritime issues, to recent project work in Western Canada, WorleyParsons’ deep experience is highly relevant to the project and we anticipate that it will result in superior project execution given the unique issues that we will face with this project. Western is pleased to welcome WorleyParsons to the project team.”