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Sydney, Australia, 2019/02/12 - CIMIC Group company CPB Contractors has been awarded a package of gas gathering and infrastructure works worth approximately $90 million for Australia Pacific LNG (APLNG) in the Surat Basin, Queensland - APLNG.com.au / CPBCon.com.au. ASX: CIM
The contract, which will deliver more than 300 coal seam gas wells over two years, consolidates CPB Contractors’ position as a key delivery partner in the provision of gas infrastructure in Queensland.
CPB Contractors (cpbcon.com.au) has delivered gas gathering infrastructure for more than 800 wells for APLNG (aplng.com.au) over the past five years.
CIMIC Group Chief Executive Officer Michael Wright said: “CIMIC Group has a long track record in the delivery of essential infrastructure and services for communities across Australia.
“CPB Contractors’ expertise in supporting the delivery of liquefied natural gas, combined with the specialist skills of Thiess, Sedgman and UGL, means the CIMIC Group continues to play a central role in the vital work of the energy and resources sectors.”
CPB Contractors Managing Director Juan Santamaria said: “CPB Contractors is proud not only of our ongoing work in in this sector, but also our long-term opportunity to support and be part of communities in the Surat Basin.
“Our work with local subcontractors and suppliers continues to make important contributions to employment, business opportunities and community benefits for the people of Roma, Miles, Chinchilla and Dalby.”
Works under the new contract include infrastructure for access tracks and well site lease pad preparation, gas and water pipeline gathering networks, electrical supply networks and rehabilitation of right of ways after installations are complete.
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CIMIC Group Limited (cimic.com.au) is a world-leading infrastructure, mining, services and public private partnerships group. We have businesses in construction (CPB Contractors and Leighton Asia), mining and mineral processing (Thiess and Sedgman), operation and maintenance services (UGL), public private partnerships (Pacific Partnerships) and engineering (EIC Activities). Our mission is to generate sustainable shareholder returns by delivering innovative and competitive solutions for clients and safe, fulfilling careers for our people. With a history since 1899, and more than 50,000 people in 20 countries, we strive to be known for our principles of Integrity, Accountability, Innovation and Delivery, underpinned by Safety. CIMIC is a member of the S&P/ASX 100 index, the Dow Jones Sustainability Australia Index and FTSE4Good.
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