Muhibbah bags RM1.07b LNG Regasification Unit job

KUALA LUMPUR: Muhibbah Engineering (M) Bhd was awarded a contract worth RM1.07 billion for the engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning alliance for the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Regasification Unit, Island Berth and Subsea Pipeline of the LNG Regasification Project.

The contract — for which the company will be working in consortium with Perunding Ranhill Worley Sdn Bhd — was awarded by Petronas Gas Bhd on Wednesday, Jan 26, the construction firm said in a filing to Bursa Malaysia on the same day.

"Under the contract, the consortium will undertake the construction of the LNG Regasification Unit, Island Berth and Subsea Pipeline, which will be located within the vicinity of Sungai Udang Port, Melaka and will have a maximum send-out gas capacity of 3.8 million tonnes per annum.

"Central to the whole facilities is the LNG Regasification Plant, which will regasify liquefied natural gas and once regasified, the gas will be transmitted into the Peninsular Gas Utilisation pipeline network," it added.

The construction works will commence in April, and is expected to be completed at the end of July 2012.
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