Cimic Group’s engineering subsidiary UGL has signed a contract with the Australian arm of US oil giant Chevron for a long-term maintenance contract in Western Australia’s Pilbara region.
The scope of work on the project involves front-line and campaign maintenance, brownfield execution scopes and turnaround events at Chevron-operated facilities.
According to UGL, the contract will generate revenue of US$30m a year and is extendable by up to a decade.
Juan Santamaria, Cimic Group’s chief executive, said: “We are proud to be a partner to one of Australia’s leading natural gas suppliers and to support the local community.
“It is expected this contract will generate job opportunities, with around 300 future positions, and we intend to fill as many as possible locally. We will also support regional businesses by sourcing more than half of our subcontracted services from the area.”
Doug Moss, UGL’s managing director, said: “UGL is the market leader in maintenance services across the oil and gas sector. This contract ensures we can build on our position as a long-standing local employer in Western Australia/
“We look forward to continuing our strong relationship with Chevron Australia through the delivery of safe, effective and quality outcomes.”