KBR to continue with FEED work for Woodfibre LNG project in Canada


US-based engineering, procurement, and construction company KBR has announced that it will continue with front-end engineering design (FEED) for Pacific Oil & Gas’ Woodfibre LNG project located in the District of Squamish near Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

The company’s latest move continues the second phase of the contract, which was announced in March this year, to perform multi-phased FEED services for the 2.1 MTPA LNG export facility.

Woodfibre LNG corporate affairs country manager and vice-president Byng Giraud said: "The award of the FEED contract to KBR, a world leader in LNG FEED and EPC work, reaffirms the momentum behind the Woodfibre LNG project.

"KBR has been a valued contributor to the Woodfibre LNG project as work continues to ensure the right elements are in place for what could be British Columbia's first LNG export facility."

"The award of the FEED contract to KBR, a world leader in LNG FEED and EPC work, reaffirms the momentum behind the Woodfibre LNG project."

The first phase focused on cost optimisation for the project.

The company will now provide comprehensive FEED services for the export facility from its operating centres located in Houston, US, and Edmonton, Canada.

KBR Engineering & Construction Americas business president Farhan Mujib said: "We are pleased to continue our relationship with Woodfibre as they progress toward becoming British Columbia's first LNG exporter.

"This award reinforces KBR's position in British Columbia, as well as our strategic commitment to developing fit-for-purpose LNG facilities for our customers."

The company has designed or constructed more than 30 different liquefaction projects worldwide for more than 40 years.