CH2M HILL Engineers, has been awarded a contract for the Alaska LNG Project to provide certain pre-FEED (Front End Engineering Design) support services for the LNG Marine Facilities in the Nikiski area on the Kenai Peninsula in Alaska.

The Alaska LNG Project, being progressed by the state-supported Alaska Gasline Development Corp., and affiliates of BP, ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil and TransCanada, would include the Nikiski area export facilities, an 800-mile gas pipeline from the North Slope, a gas treatment plant and transmission lines connecting the project to gas producing fields. The Alaska LNG Project would be one of the most significant infrastructure and energy projects in Alaska, the United States and all of North America.

“This is a very exciting and important program for the companies involved and the entire energy industry,” said Rob Berra, CH2M HILL’s Oil, Gas & Chemicals President. “We know that the unique needs of this LNG project and our experience and expertise are an excellent match, and we look forward to helping our clients achieve their pre-FEED business goals.”

Added CH2M HILL’s Ports & Maritime Director Patrick King, “We are honoured to support such a critical project for Alaska that would create jobs, help businesses be more competitive, provide access to decades of natural gas for Alaska homes and businesses and grow Alaska’s economy for years to come. Our seasoned professionals have unmatched experience in safely and successfully delivering major programs throughout the world, as well as infrastructure and energy projects throughout Alaska.” 

CH2M HILL’s expertise in the energy market and LNG marine facilities, combined with the company’s extensive experience in major international programs, Alaskan logistics and Alaskan modular construction will complement the pre-FEED scope of services that include project controls, marine studies, logistics and construction planning, cost estimating and project scheduling.