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Matrix awarded EPFC of LNG cryogenic tank

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Matrix Service Company has announced that its subsidiary, Matrix Service Inc., has been awarded a contract for the engineering, procurement, fabrication and construction of a 1 million gal. liquefied natural gas (LNG) cryogenic tank for the second Eagle Plant in Jacksonville, Florida. The first plant is the previously announced Export Project currently in the FERC process. Eagle LNG is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ferus Natural Gas Fuels LP.

"We are extremely proud to have been selected by Eagle LNG Partners, a leader in the micro-liquefaction industry, to provide turnkey solutions for this project, which supports our own growth strategy across the gas value chain," said John Hewitt, CEO of Matrix Service Company. "With more than 30 years of expertise in the design, construction, maintenance and repair of aboveground storage tanks and pressure vessels, we look forward to delivering this project safely, on time and on budget." Engineering on the project has commenced, with cool down targeted for early 2017.

"LNG transportation fuels offer significant environmental and economic benefits across a host of industries and, consequently, we expect demand to only increase," said David Stevenson, Vice President of Engineering, Eagle LNG. "As we build LNG infrastructure across the US to meet these needs, partnering with contractors who can provide service from concept through completion is critical. We are very pleased to have partnered with Matrix Service on this project."

Adapted from press release by Francesca Brindle

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