Clough has been awarded the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) scope for the Waitsia Stage 2 development.
The development is located in the northern Perth Basin, near the town of Dongara approximately 350 km north of Perth and 65 km south of Geraldton in Western Australia.
Clough CEO and Managing Director Peter Bennett said Clough and the Waitsia Joint Venture, comprising Mitsui E&P Australia and Beach Energy, have been working together to optimise the project design terms of plant operability, capital costs and ongoing sustainability in operations.
“The Waitsia project development is a showcase for the benefits in true collaboration between client and contractor and we are very grateful to the Waitsia team for this opportunity,” he said.
Clough Executive VP Australia and Asia Pacific John Galvin added the company is proud to bring its demonstrated capability in the resources industry and local project delivery experience to Waitsia Stage 2.
“During the construction phase an estimated 200 jobs will be created which will bring significant economic benefits to the local region and Western Australia at large,” said Mr Galvin.
The Waitsia gas field is ranked one of the largest gas fields ever discovered onshore in Australia and is forecasted to bring significant economic benefits to the region from both construction and operating phases.
Clough said the Waitsia Stage 2 project will also include a new 250 TJ/day gas processing plant with a 20-year life-cycle that will convey gas via the nearby Dampier to Bunbury Natural Gas Pipeline.
For more information visit the Clough website.
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