Clough wins Wheatstone offshore hook-up and commissioning contract

Offshore staff

PERTH, Western Australia – Chevron has awarded Clough an A$350-million ($375-million) contract for the offshore hook-up and commissioning component of the Wheatstone project.

The agreed scope of work includes the provision of labor, materials and an accommodation support vessel to assist Chevron with pre-commissioning, commissioning of integrated float over deck systems, offshore hook-up, and start-up assistance. The services will be provided over a 40-month period.

Project management will be executed from Clough's head office in Perth, while engineering and technical teams will be deployed to the fabrication yard in Korea and subsequently to the offshore platform located 225 km (140 mi) from the Onslow coast.

The Wheatstone project is a joint venture between Chevron (operator), Apache, Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Co., Shell, and Kyushu Electric Power Co.

2/2/2012

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