Wood Group Wins Second Browse Contract

Published at 10:01AM - 09/12/15

Wood Group have confirmed a second contract win on the offshore Browse FLNG project, Australia.

The latest contract will see Wood Group supply further front-end engineering and design (FEED) to the Woodside operated project, located 186 miles (300km) offshore Western Australia.

Wood Group had previously won a contract, to provided similar services to all subsea flowlines, on the project.

Woof Group Kenny

Wood Group have said the contract, effective immediately, will be managed through its Wood Group Kenny arm. 

The company will now start work on further developing the design and engineering of flexible risers and umbilicals, that link up the Browse projects three fields, Brecknock, Calliance and Torosa.

Speaking on the contract award, Wood Group Kenny CEO, Bob MacDonald, said: “This second contract win further builds on Wood Group’s 30 year relationship with Woodside and our role in providing technical and engineering support for the Browse FLNG Development.”

“The project presents deep water challenges, which Wood Group Kenny is well positioned to tackle.”

“Our Perth-based workforce will assist with development of the configuration design of the flexible risers and umbilicals, following previous Browse FLNG riser conceptual studies carried out by Wood Group Kenny.”

“This project also builds on our extensive riser expertise, including participation in the early designs for several other FLNG projects.”

Browse FLNG Project

Woodside Energy’s Browse LNG project is located 300 (186 mi) offshore Broome, western Australia. Browse has estimate reserves of 15.9 trillion cubic feet of dry gas and 436 million barrels of condensate.

Browse will be operated by Woodside Energy, and funded by partners Shell; BP; Japan Australia LNG and PetroChina.