24 June 2013
Perth, WA, June 24: GHD Pty Ltd (GHD),
one of the world’s leading engineering, architecture and
environmental consulting companies, has entered into a
strategic contract relationship with experienced engineering and
consulting firm, EDG Australia Pty Ltd (EDG).
EDG has been selected by Chevron Australia Pty
Ltd for the provision of Brownfield Engineering Services for the
operational phase of Chevron’s West Australian assets and GHD will
support the delivery of this service.
GHD’s Chief Executive Officer Ian Shepherd said GHD
is delighted to be able to work with Chevron Australia and
“This is an exciting opportunity for us to expand our
team serving the oil and gas industry in Western Australia.
Together, EDG and GHD offer in-depth knowledge and experience, and
a broad capability to deliver engineering solutions and support
EDG’s Chief Executive Officer Gary Seedhouse said EDG
has an excellent long term record of assisting industry create and
sustain value in their operations around the globe, and looks
forward to combining that experience with GHD’s strong local
knowledge and Australian presence.
“This is a great opportunity for EDG to expand our
business and staff in Australia.
“We bring a distinctive approach to our professional
work and business behavior and will be attractive to oil and gas
companies looking for a real value enhancing partner, as well as
local engineering talent looking for breadth of professional
experience and long term personal growth.
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About EDG Australia:
EDG Australia Pty Ltd is a subsidiary of EDG, Inc., a full
service, multi-discipline international engineering and consulting
firm with over 30 years of experience servicing the oil and gas
markets throughout the USA, Asia, and West Africa.
About the Gorgon Project:
The Chevron-operated Gorgon Project is Australia’s largest
single resource development. Located on Barrow Island, around 60
kilometres off the northwest coast of Western Australia, the
Project will consist of a three-train, 15.6 million tonnes per
annum liquefied natural gas facility and a domestic gas plant with
the capacity to provide 300 terajoules of gas per day to Western
Australia. It is a joint venture of the Australian subsidiaries of
Chevron (47.3 percent), ExxonMobil (25 percent), Shell (25
percent), Osaka Gas (1.25 percent), Tokyo Gas (1 percent) and Chubu
Electric Power (0.417 percent).
About WA Oil: On
Barrow and Thevenard islands off the northwest coast of Australia,
Chevron operates crude-oil producing facilities that had combined
average production of about 7,300 barrels per day (4,000 net) in
2012. Chevron’s interests in these operations are 57.1 percent for
Barrow and 51.4 percent for Thevenard. Joint venture partners
include Santos Offshore Pty Ltd and Mobil Australia Resources
Company Pty Ltd.