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KBJ wins Jordan Cove LNG EPC contract

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Jordan Cove LNG has selected KBJ to engineer and construct an LNG export terminal in Coos Bay, Oregon, US.

KBJ is a joint venture (JV) partnership comprised of Kiewit Energy Group Inc., Black & Veatch Construction Inc., and JGC US Projects LLC.

The project will utilise Black & Veatch’s PRICO® technology. JGC will work closely with Black & Veatch to perform the engineering, procurement and module fabrication for the project. Kiewit will manage the construction of the facility.

Don Althoff, CEO of Veresen Inc., the developer and owner of the LNG project, said: “The selection of the EPC contractor is a major milestone in the development of Jordan Cove and is the culmination of two years of extensive engineering work […] Kiewit and Black & Veatch have been valued service providers to the project since its inception and we are pleased to involve JGC, a world class engineering firm with significant LNG experience.”

Tom Shelby, Executive Representative for KBJ, said: “The Jordan Cove LNG project reflects extensive, detailed engineering design, planning, innovation and community collaboration […] We commend the Jordan Cove team on their steadfast commitment to this project and are honored to serve as the EPC contractor.”

The Jordan Cove project would be the largest single, private investment in the history of southern Oregon. The complete construction of the project is anticipated to span 53 months and will require nearly 2000 construction workers at peak.

The Jordan Cove LNG terminal is expected to produce a maximum of 7.8 million tpy of LNG for export. It also includes approximately 320 000 m3 of storage capacity and deep-water marine facilities.

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