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Monday, 18 January 2010 18:33

APLNG Project Contract Award

The Company is pleased to announce the MC JV, a joint venture between McConnell Dowell Constructors (Aust.) Pty Ltd and Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC) have been awarded an early works contract by Australia Pacific LNG (APLNG) Limited, a 50:50 coal seam gas (CSG) to LNG joint venture company co-owned by Origin Energy Limited (Origin) and ConocoPhillips. The early works scope for the APLNG pipelines includes:

  • Complete and deliver FEED;
  • Assist with project planning and procurement; and
  • Execute early works as required.

The contract commenced in December 2009 and MC JV will complete the Early Works Scope.

Under the terms of the contract MC JV will work with APLNG to execute an EPC contract for the Reserved Scope being the main pipeline from the CSG fields to Gladstone. It is expected this contract will be established by September 2010 and commencement will be conditional on a final investment decision (FID) by APLNG at end 2010.

Subject to this FID the APLNG main pipeline will start construction in late 2011 with completion by end 2013 in readiness to deliver CSG to the APLNG’s LNG process facility on Curtis Island.


About McConnell Dowell Corporation Limited
Formed in 1960, McConnell Dowell is a world-class Australian based engineering, construction, building and maintenance company operating across the building, civil, electrical, marine, mechanical, pipeline, tunnelling and underground infrastructure sectors. The company is known for its ability to engineer creative solutions for its clients’ infrastructure projects in the key market sectors of commercial building, mining, oil & gas, petrochemical, power, transport, water and public infrastructure.

About Consolidated Contractors Group S.A.L.
Consolidated Contractors Group Offshore (CCC), an integral member of Consolidated Contractors Group Holding Company, is a diversified global contractor in the construction industry and active in over 50 countries. CCC employs over 140,000 people and manages an annual revenue of over US$4 billion.

CCC known for numerous construction achievements and mega size projects worldwide is carrying out the construction of 17 LNG trains equivalent to approximately 30% of total global LNG forecast, including six of the largest LNG Trains at 7.8 MTPA.

Through over 50 years of operations CCC has developed in line with the highest commitment to HSE, quality and social responsibility, the capabilities and expertise to offer a full range of services encompassing project management, engineering, procurement, construction and installation pertaining to pipelines – oil and gas, water and slurry; mechanical engineering works; heavy and light industrial plants; buildings and civil engineering works; marine works and maintenance of petrochemical installations and underwater structures.

Mark Twycross,
General Manager - Pipelines, McConnell Dowell Constructors (Aust) Pty Ltd
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Moujally Jabara,
Senior Vice President, Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC)
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