CH·IV International Secures Owner’s Engineer Contract for Magnolia LNG

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CH·IV International (CH·IV) announces today that they have been selected to fulfill the roll of Owner’s Engineer for the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) phase of the Magnolia LNG Project in Lake Charles, Louisiana, US.

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CH·IV has assisted Magnolia LNG through FERC and permitting approvals and we are delighted to see this successful relationship continue through the Owners Engineer award.

CH·IV International (CH·IV) announces today that they have been selected to fulfill the roll of Owner’s Engineer for the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) phase of the Magnolia LNG Project in Lake Charles, Louisiana, US.

CH·IV will draw heavily on their parent company’s, Clough Limited (Clough), global engineering resources. The 18 month contract will see CH·IV, supported by Clough, provide technical and project execution support personnel to Magnolia, overseeing engineering, procurement, construction contractor KSJV (KBR – SKE&C Joint Venture), as the project moves through detailed design, construction, commissioning and start-up.

Magnolia LNG, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Liquefied Natural Gas Limited (LNGL), is developing the 8 million tonne per annum (mtpa) mid-scale LNG facility using its highly efficient and patented Optimized Single Mixed Refrigerant (OSMR®) LNG process technology. The first of the four planned, 2 mtpa trains plans first LNG export in 4th Quarter 2018.

CH·IV President, Jeff Beale, said he was delighted to be supporting long-term client Magnolia LNG on this iconic project.

“CH·IV has assisted Magnolia LNG through FERC and permitting approvals and we are delighted to see this successful relationship continue through the Owners Engineer award. This project will realize the synergies of the Clough and CH·IV relationship with CH·IV providing high value consultancy and engineering expertise, supported by Clough's global oil and gas engineering capability.”

Clough’s Executive Vice President of Global Products and Services, Thomas Dockray said this was a key milestone for the Group.

“This award recognizes CH·IV’s capabilities and experience in the global LNG market. CH·IV has specialist LNG knowledge supported by a results driven culture focused on delivering success for their clients. This groundbreaking project makes use of CH·IV’s high-value LNG owner’s engineering, advisory and consultancy services across the entire asset lifecycle and represents another important step in establishing CH·IV as the partner of choice for LNG operating companies.”

Work on the contract will commence immediately and will continue through construction, commissioning and start-up in 2018.

About Magnolia LNG

The Magnolia LNG Project is 100% owned by Magnolia LNG LLC, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Liquefied Natural Gas Limited. The project comprises the proposed development of an 8 mtpa LNG project on a 115 acre site, located on an established LNG shipping channel in the Lake Charles District, State of Louisiana, United States of America. The project is based on the development of four x 2 mtpa LNG production trains using the Company’s wholly owned OSMR® LNG process technology.

About CH·IV International

CH·IV provides consulting services to LNG asset developers, regulators, facility owners, operators and lenders to ensure assets are designed, developed, constructed and operated safely and in accordance with codes, regulations, and the project's technical and commercial specifications.

The Company specializes in the provision of LNG engineering and consulting services to the global LNG sector including North America, Asia, Africa, Europe, the Pacific Rim and South America.

CH·IV has provided engineering and consulting services to the majority of US LNG export projects that sit before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and is a technical leader in the design of bunkering systems for ships using LNG for engine fuel.

http://www.ch-iv.com

About Clough

Clough works with some of the world’s largest companies to engineer, construct, commission and maintain critical facilities for the oil and gas, metals and minerals and infrastructure sectors. The company’s full project lifecycle delivery model reduces risk and optimizes safety, productivity and cost across every phase of a project.

Established in 1919, Clough’s services are underpinned by a dedication to project delivery excellence that has spanned over 95 years. Today the company manages a global workforce from operating centres across Australia, Asia, Africa, UK and USA.

Backed by an experienced leadership team, talented people and sophisticated project management systems, Clough is committed to safety, sustainable development and the wellbeing of the people, communities and environments in which it operates.

Clough is a wholly owned subsidiary of Murray & Roberts, South Africa’s leading engineering and construction services company.

http://www.clough.com.au

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