Fluor is part of a consortium awarded a contract for an onshore gas facility in Brazil.

Fluor consortium gets Brazilian gas contract

RIO DE JANEIRO, May 8, 2015 – A consortium including the Brazilian subsidiary of Fluor has been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction contract for the onshore Gavião Branco gasfield development project in Brazil, the US-headquartered engineering and construction company announced on Thursday.


The consortium also includes Brazilian companies Construcap CCPS Engenharia e Comércio and CFPS Engenharia e Projetos. It will provide local independent exploration and production company Parnaíba Gás Natural with a gas gathering system with a capacity of 8.5 mcm (300 mcf) per day and a pipeline for carrying the gas to a production and treatment facility at the nearby Gavião Real field. The contract is valued at $100 million.

The consortium was awarded a contract for the initial engineering and design for the project earlier in the year.

The Gavião Branco field is located in block PN-T-68, in which Parnaíba Gás Natural has a 70-percent stake, while the remaining 30 percent is held by Brazlian company BPMB Parnaiba.

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