USA: Foster Wheeler Bags Detailed Design Contract for Deepwater Pipelines in Gulf of Mexico
Foster Wheeler AG, announced today that its Global Engineering and Construction Group has been awarded a detail design contract by Enbridge Offshore Facilities, LLC for the deepwater Walker Ridge Gathering System (WRGS) export gas pipelines and the deepwater Big Foot (BGF) export oil pipeline located in the Walker Ridge (WR) area of the Gulf of Mexico.
The contract value, which was not disclosed, will be included in the company’s first-quarter 2011 bookings. Foster Wheeler’s work on the design contract is expected to be completed during the second quarter of 2011.
“We are delighted that Enbridge Offshore Facilities, LLC has selected Foster Wheeler Upstream’s Houston-based team for this project and we look forward to delivering a high quality service which fully satisfies our client,” said Clive Vaughan, chief executive officer, Foster Wheeler Upstream. “We have performed the detail design of essentially all of the deepwater pipelines in the Gulf of Mexico. Upstream remains a top growth priority for Foster Wheeler, and the award of the three deepwater gas and oil pipelines contained in this WRGS and BGF project confirms our strategy and commitment to the upstream oil and gas market sector.”
Foster Wheeler AG is a global engineering and construction contractor and power equipment supplier delivering technically advanced, reliable facilities and equipment. The company employs approximately 12,000 talented professionals with specialized expertise dedicated to serving its clients through one of its two primary business groups. The company’s Global Engineering and Construction Group designs and constructs leading-edge processing facilities for the upstream oil and gas, LNG and gas-to-liquids, refining, chemicals and petrochemicals, power, mining and metals, environmental, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and healthcare industries.
The company’s Global Power Group is a world leader in combustion and steam generation technology that designs, manufactures and erects steam generating and auxiliary equipment for power stations and industrial facilities and also provides a wide range of aftermarket services. The company is based in Zug, Switzerland, and its operational headquarters office is in Geneva, Switzerland.
Source: Foster Wheeler, March 22, 2011; Image: Statoil