Feb 12, 2019

CIMIC Group company wins Surat Basin contract

CIMIC Group company wins Surat Basin contract CPB Contractors will carry out gas gathering and infrastructure work in the Surat Basin for Australia Pacific LNG.

CIMIC Group company CPB Contractors has been awarded a package of gas gathering and infrastructure works worth about $90 million for Australia Pacific LNG in the Surat Basin.

The contract, which will deliver more than 300 coal seam gas wells over two years, consolidates CPB Contractors’ position as a key delivery partner in the provision of gas infrastructure in Queensland.

CPB Contractors has delivered gas gathering infrastructure for more than 800 wells for APLNG over the past five years.

“CIMIC Group has a long track record in the delivery of essential infrastructure and services for communities across Australia,” chief executive officer Michael Wright said.

“CPB Contractors’ expertise in supporting the delivery of liquefied natural gas, combined with the specialist skills of Thiess, Sedgman and UGL, means the CIMIC Group continues to play a central role in the vital work of the energy and resources sectors.”

CPB Contractors managing director Juan Santamaria said they were happy to have a long-term opportunity to support and be part of communities in the Surat Basin.

“Our work with local subcontractors and suppliers continues to make important contributions to employment, business opportunities and community benefits for the people of Roma, Miles, Chinchilla and Dalby,” he said.

Works under the new contract include infrastructure for access tracks and well site lease pad preparation, gas and water pipeline gathering networks, electrical supply networks and rehabilitation of right of ways after installations are complete.

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