Struthers Wells Supplying Equipment for Qatargas LNG Project

December 7, 2010

Houston, TX – Struthers Wells, a division of Thermal Engineering International (USA) Inc., a Babcock Power Inc. company with offices located in Houston, TX and Warren, PA, has been awarded a contract to supply a thermal reactor furnace, waste heat boiler and steam drum to Technip-Chiyoda Joint Venture, for Qatar Liquified Gas Company Ltd’s Plateau Maintenance Project (PMP) in Ras Laffan, Qatar.

The equipment supplied by Struthers Wells is intended to assist Qatargas in maintaining production levels of its Qatar Gas-1 liquefied natural gas (LNG) project; increase the capacities of onshore processing facilities to meet additional volume, and increase the rate of gas feed. The Qatar Gas-1 project consists of three trains at Ras Laffan, and has a combined production capability of 10 million tons per year. The thermal reactor furnace and waste heat boiler will be shipped as a single unit, and the steam drum will be field attached to the waste heat boiler to aid the efficiency of field construction.

“We are pleased to be working with Technip-Chiyoda to provide solutions that will contribute to the planned increased LNG output for Qatargas,” stated Ken Murakoshi, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Struthers Wells.

Technip is a world leader in the fields of project management, engineering and construction for the oil & gas industry, offering a comprehensive portfolio of innovative solutions and technologies. With 23,000 employees around the world, integrated capabilities and proven expertise in underwater infrastructures (Subsea), offshore facilities (Offshore) and large processing units and plants on land (Onshore), Technip is a key contributor to the development of sustainable solutions for the energy challenges of the 21st century. Present in 48 countries and five continents, Technip operates its own fleet of specialized vessels for pipeline installation and subsea construction.

Babcock Power Inc., www.babcockpower.com, through its subsidiaries, is one of the world’s leading suppliers of technology, equipment, and services to the power generation industry. Babcock Power subsidiary companies include; Vogt Power International Inc. (Louisville, KY), Thermal Engineering International (USA) Inc. (Santa Fe Springs, CA),  Babcock Power Environmental Inc., Riley Power Inc. and Babcock Power Services Inc. (Worcester, MA), Boiler Tube Company of America (Lyman, SC), and TEi Construction Services, Inc. (Duncan, SC). ###