Chiyoda Corporation, Japan’s leading engineering and construction firm, announces that a contract has been concluded between RasGas Company Limited (RasGas) and Chiyoda Almana Engineering L.L.C (CAEL) for Long Term Engineering, Procurement, Construction management (EPCm) Services for small to medium sized projects.
RasGas Company Limited.
(Shareholders: Qatar Petroleum 70%, ExxonMobil 30%)
2. Contract Period:
Four (4) years starting March 2009.
(RasGas also has the option to extend for a further year)
CAEL will provide EPCm services as a long-term partner for small to medium sized projects for a total of seven LNG plants and two large-sized gas processing plants and other facilities owned by RasGas.
This includes two mega-sized LNG plants (each capacity: 7.8 MMTPA) and a large-sized gas processing plant which are now under construction by Chiyoda and Technip (France) Joint Venture in Ras Laffan, Qatar.
4. Total contract value:
Approx. US$ 300Million (Estimated by RasGas)
5. Chiyoda, who has constructed a considerable number of LNG and gas processing plants in Qatar, has jointly established Chiyoda Almana Engineering L.L.C along with a local company (Al-Mana Group), mainly to support post-construction plant operation for Qatari clients.
Chiyoda believe that its continuous and reliable service to RasGas and the establishment of the above support systems for clients were much-admired by RasGas.
This service contract represents a further demonstration of the all-encompassing scope of Chiyoda's business model, “Plant Lifecycle Engineering” for RasGas. Chiyoda and CAEL, through this contract, will be able to continue to contribute further to Qatari sustainable development by following on from its design and construction of past and ongoing projects (mega-sized LNG plants, large-sized gas processing plants and GTL plant). In addition, Chiyoda group will provide this service not only in Qatar but in the Middle East and in other countries.
Plant Lifecycle Engineering: A business model providing feasibility study, front end engineering design (FEED), detailed engineering, procurement and construction (EPC), operation, maintenance, expansion, modification, upgrading and revamping from the client’s perspective.