Ichthys Gas Field – INPEX

CMS were engaged to provide the third-party inspection of fabrication, coating, preservation, packing and expediting of over 20 000 pipe spools and pipe spool for delivery to the Bladin Point site.
Ichthys Gas Field is a natural gas field located off the northwest coast of Australia. It was developed by Inpex in partnership with Total, Tokyo Gas, Osaka Gas, Chubu Electric Power, Toho Gas, Kansai Electric Power and CPC. The field uses an onshore liquefaction plant near Darwin. This is connected to the offshore field by a 889 km undersea pipeline.
Ichthys is one of the largest LNG projects in the world. The total cost of the project has been estimated at US$34 billion. The infrastructure for the project is being constructed through a joint venture between JGC Corporation, KBR and Chiyoda Corporation. Technical contributions have been made by Samsung Heavy Industries, General Electric, McDermott and other contractors.