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Jacobs awarded pre-FID study contract for Baltic gas project

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Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. has reported it was awarded a contract to conduct a pre-final investment decision (Pre-FID) study for the onshore gas treatment plant of the Baltic Gas Project in the Polish sector of the Baltic Sea for Baltic Gas Sp. z o.o. i wspólnicy sp. The project is being undertaken on behalf of Baltic Gas.

The Baltic Gas Project involves the concurrent development of the B4 and B6 gas fields via offshore production facilities in the Baltic Sea; some 110 km of subsea export pipelines to shore; and an onshore gas treatment plant. The gas is to be processed through the onshore gas treatment plant to remove LPGs and condensate and produce sales gas to the required sales specification.

Throughout the Pre-FID study, Jacobs developed the design for the onshore gas treatment plant and associated facilities, and generated a robust capital cost estimate based on vendor quotations for high value and long lead items to underpin the final investment decision during 2H16. The company is utilising its workshare capabilities to complete the work, coordinating the project from its Melbourne office.

Commenting on the contract, Jacobs Petroleum and Chemicals President Gary Mandel, stated: “We are pleased to be involved at an early and critical stage of this challenging natural gas project. The Pre-FID study phase is an important step towards achieving a high level of certainty for the FID approval in second half of 2016. We are excited about the opportunity to leverage our global capabilities through a workshare arrangement to complete this phase efficiently and effectively.”

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