A range of new pump supply contracts have been awarded on Chevron’s Wheatstone Project as part of the Bechtel Onshore LNG Plant.
United Pumps Australia has been selected to supply API 610 pumps for the two LNG trains.
Flowserve has been selected to supply lean Solvent Charge API pumps while Sundyne has been selected to supply various centrifugal API pumps.
The Wheatstone Project will include an onshore facility located at Ashburton North Strategic Industrial Area (ANSIA), 12 kilometres west of Onslow in Western Australia’s Pilbara region. The foundation project includes two LNG trains with a combined capacity of 8.9 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) and a domestic gas plant.
A final investment decision to proceed with the Wheatstone Project was made 26 September 2011, with construction beginning soon after in December 2011.