Perth, Australia - Intertek, a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide, has won a contract to extend provision of quality assurance services into the operational phase of the INPEX-led Ichthys liquefied natural gas (LNG) Project. The 3-year agreement signifies that Intertek will continue to provide local and global inspection, expediting and auditing services to the Ichthys LNG Project throughout the remainder of construction activities and now also during operation of the facilities and pipeline.
The scope of technical quality assurance services being provided is critical to complex projects and ensures the quality of materials, on-time delivery of equipment, vendor compliance and commissioning of the facility are in accordance with construction and operating standards.
The Ichthys LNG development is one of the most significant oil and gas related projects in the world, includes offshore facilities, an onshore processing facility located in Darwin and an 890km pipeline that connects the facilities. When construction is complete, the Ichthys LNG Project will produce up to an estimated 8.9 million tonnes of LNG and 1.6 million tonnes of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) per annum as well as 100,000 barrels of condensate per day at peak.
Konrad Drogemuller, Intertek Regional Director of Industry Services, said “Since 2012, Intertek has been delivering local and global vendor inspection, non-destructive testing and verification support to the Ichthys LNG Project. We look forward to providing continued quality assurance support that will ensure safe and successful operations.”
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