FRENCH company Technip and Indoesian engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company Wijaya Karya have won the EPC contract for the Matindok gas development project in central Sulawesi, Indonesia.

The onshore lump sum contract was awarded by Pertamina, the project owner.

The scope of the work will include the engineering, procurement, construction and installation of gas well pads, flowlines, pipelines, a central processing plant (672 million cubic metres per year of gas) with gas treatment facilities such as acid gas removal as well as sulphur removal, and related infrastructure.

Sweet gas from the Matindok central processing plant will be sent to the Donggi Senoro liquefied natural gas plant.

Technip’s operating centre in Jakarta will carry out the detailed engineering, procurement of critical process equipment, while Wijaya will carry out the construction activities along with the procurement of major items.

The project is scheduled for completion in the first half of 2016.

Technip Asia Pacifc president KK Lim said the company was delighted to be renewing ties with its client Pertamina to help them bring the Matindok field onstream.

“Technip’s proven track record in delivering EPC contracts will ensure that the project is delivered to the highest standards of safety and quality,” he said.

Solely owned by Pertamina, the Matindok field consists of the Donggi, Matindok, Maleoraja and Minahaki fields.