Audubon Engineering has been named to create the front-end engineering and design for Noble Energy’s new $45m LNG facility, Colorado’s first dedicated LNG plant.
Audubon maintains a strong presence in the Denver area. According to Audubon Business Development Executive Vice President West Hickham, “Our design for the LNG facility will provide the capacity to produce up to 100,000 gallons of LNG per day to fuel Houston-based Noble Energy’s rigs and other heavy equipment used in its DJ Basin operations. The LNG facility will run in conjunction with the company’s Keota natural gas processing plant, which is also an Audubon high-efficiency design, in rural northern Weld County.”
The displacement of diesel by full utilisation of LNG from the Keota facility is expected to significantly reduce carbon dioxide (CO2), nitrogen oxide (NOx) and volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions.
Scheduled startup date for the Keota natural gas processing plant is mid-2014 with the LNG facility coming online shortly afterward.
Audubon recently was named Owner’s Engineer for the proposed Dominion Cove Point LNG construction project, located in Lusby, Maryland, on the Chesapeake Bay.
With more than 1,100 employees in the United States and South America, Audubon is a global project solutions provider serving the oil & gas, petrochemical, refining, communications, and power industries.
Today’s Western Australia (WA) Budget highlights the vital contribution gas projects are making to the state economy. As outlined in Budget Paper No. 3, the WA economy has grown by an estimated 5.75%, largely supported by gas developments which boosted investment to record levels.
It is the fifth follow-up order for Siemens from Hangzhou Zhongtai Cryogenic Technology.
Bestobell Valves, part of the President Engineering Group (PEGL), has named W&O Supply, a global supplier of marine pipe, valves and fittings, valve automation, and engineered solutions to the marine and upstream oil and gas industries, as its exclusive distributor for Bestobell Valves in North America.
Houston, Texas, based Thigpen Energy has selected Chart for the provision of LNG fueling equipment and supplies – with construction already underway. Earlier this week it was announced that the company’s eastern European outfit, Chart Ferox, was chosen to construct LNG filling station in Poland.
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