AMEC awarded major South Hook LNG Terminal contract

09/06/2010


London, United Kingdom (10 June 2010) - AMEC, the international engineering and project management company, has been appointed by South Hook LNG Terminal Company Limited to undertake a three-year term services contract for one of the largest and newest Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) terminals in Europe, the South Hook Terminal in South Wales.

AMEC will be the design company for the newly completed terminal, providing it with essential engineering support to ensure round-the-clock delivery of gas into the national transmission system. AMEC's scope of work includes engineering conceptual design, detailed design, procurement, construction, commissioning and project management services.

AMEC will be working in collaboration with Black and Veatch Ltd, with whom it has a strategic partnering agreement and who will provide specialist LNG knowledge.

Neil Bruce, Chief Operating Officer of Natural Resources and Power & Process division said: "This is a significant award for AMEC and gives us the opportunity to build on our existing LNG experience while delivering reliability, efficiency and excellence for our client. It also reinforces our commitment to helping to secure the UK's future energy supply."

Ken Hurley, Terminal Engineer at South Hook, said, "The South Hook Terminal is a major contributor to the UK's security and diversity of energy supply and this is a key contract award. As one of the leading oil and gas engineering service providers we are pleased to welcome AMEC as a partner in supporting our delivery of gas to the UK."

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