(MENAFN - ProactiveInvestors - Australia) A Limited (ASX: EAL) has secured a A3.8 million contract to provide mechanical, structural and piping fabrication services for Thiess on the upstream component of the Queensland Curtis Liquefied Natural Gas Project (QCLNG).
The company's wholly owned subsidiary Ottoway Engineering has been awarded the contract which is expected to increase to 6 million in value with associated works.
Ottoway will be responsible for the fabrication, welding, NDT, hydro testing, painting and delivery to site of all piping for the RUBY JO central processing plant.
Fabrication work is expected to continue through to April 2013.
The project works will be split between Ottoway's Dalby and Adelaide Workshops and will employ around 35 Ottoway personnel per week.
QCLNG will be the world's first project to turn coal seam gas into Liquefied Natural Gas, or LNG, and is one of Australia's largest capital infrastructure projects, involving US20.4 billion of investment from 2010-14.
The project, which has been under construction since 2010, will provide cleaner hydrocarbon energy for export markets from 2014.
E&A Limited is a publicly listed diversified South Australian based investment and engineering services group.
The company operates nine wholly owned operating businesses providing services across the financial services, mining, defence, water and heavy industry sectors.