Shell Australia lets contract for Prelude FLNG facility

Shell Australia Pty. Ltd. has let a contract to Norwegian firm DOF Subsea for underwater services and supply of a multipurpose supply vessel to the Prelude floating LNG facility soon to be stationed in the Browse basin 475 km offshore northwestern Western Australia.

The 5-year contract entails inspection, maintenance, and repair (IMR) work for the vessel and contains two 2-year extension options.

DOF will provide project management, engineering, and integrated services for IMR programs as well as the Prelude facility and options for other vessels.

The 488 m bu 74 m Prelude vessel is currently under construction at Samsung Heavy Industries’ shipyard in South Korea.

The FLNG facility is scheduled to remain on station at the Prelude gas field for 25 years. It will produce 3.6 million tonnes/year of LNG along with 1.3 million tpy of condensate and 400,000 tpy of LPG.

Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now


The Time is Right for Optimum Reliability: Capital-Intensive Industries and Asset Performance Management

Imagine a plant that is no longer at risk of a random shutdown. Imagine not worrying about losing...

Going Digital: The New Normal in Oil & Gas

In this whitepaper you will learn how Keystone Engineering, ONGC, and Saipem are using software t...

Maximizing Operational Excellence

In a recent survey conducted by PennEnergy Research, 70% of surveyed energy industry professional...

Leveraging the Power of Information in the Energy Industry

Information Governance is about more than compliance. It’s about using your information to drive ...