LNG-Project Fluor to built LNG-Pipeline
EPC-Contractor Fluor strengthens with a new pipelinecontract it´s position in american pipelinebusiness. The compny wins a contract from Nexus Gas Transmission.
Fluor Corporation announced today that it was awarded a contract by Nexus Gas Transmission, LLC, to provide engineering, procurement and construction management services for an approximately 250-mile natural gas transmission pipeline in Ohio and Michigan that is capable of transporting 2 billion cubic-feet-per-day of gas. Fluor booked the contract for an undisclosed value in the first quarter of 2015.
Fluor is responsible for engineering, procurement, construction and project management services for the mainline pipeline, which will be up to 42 inches in diameter.
In addition to the main line, Fluor is designing and managing the construction of up to four compressor stations in Ohio to maintain the pressure needed to push the gas through the pipeline as well as four meter stations that will provide flow control and gas quality monitoring services.
DTE Energy Company and Spectra Energy Partners, LP, are the lead developers of the NEXUS Project. The NEXUS Project is expected to cost approximately $2 billion and is designed to deliver incremental production from the Utica and Marcellus Shale plays to meet growing demand for natural gas by distribution and end use markets in the Upper Midwest and Canada.