The Chevron-operated Gorgon Project is one of the world’s largest natural gas projects and the largest single resource development in Australia’s history. The project is developing the Gorgon and Jansz-Io gas fields, located about 130 kilometres off the northwest coast of Western Australia. It includes the construction of a three-train, 15.6 million tonnes per annum liquefied natural gas facility on Barrow Island, and a domestic gas plant supplying gas to Western Australia.
The Gorgon Project is operated by an Australian subsidiary of Chevron and is a joint venture of the Australian subsidiaries of Chevron (47.3%), ExxonMobil (25%), Shell (25 %), Osaka Gas (1.25%), Tokyo Gas (1%) and Chubu Electric Power (0.417%).
Laing O’Rourke has been appointed by Chevron for construction activities and operations to provide all general utilities for the LNG plant site and accommodation facilities.
Works comprise the construction of on-site utility infrastructure, including a new desalination plant, relocation of an existing water treatment facility, new wastewater treatment plant, new diesel power station and associated utility corridor and connections. Laing O Rourke then engaged Bondstrong for works on the below-ground firewater service and after which the Aboveground Water Treatment Services going to a day-hire for engineering and trades services. Bondstrong provided specialist labour services of experienced pipefitters & engineers, fully trained and certified to ISO 14692 Part 4, for on-site fabrication & installation of the GRE firewater service, GRE Process Water Services, PVC and HDPE Reverse Osmosis Package, and Pre- Commissioning Services over a period of 42 months.
In addition to coordinating all aspects of the GRE systems on-site, Bondstrong provided engineering assistance & troubleshooting solutions to site challenges encountered, such as routing changes and design recommendations.
Scope comprised of providing the following;
*VHM Solutions was operating as Bondstrong Pty Ltd