APTS Undertaking Work with Downer on Prominent Gorgon Project

APTS is undertaking work with Downer Group on one of Australia’s largest single resource developments, Chevron-operated Gorgon Project.

APTS Pty Ltd (APTS) is undertaking pressure testing services and other miscellaneous works with Downer (Downer EDI Engineering Power Pty Limited) on the Chevron-operated Gorgon Project. Downer is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX:DOW) and employs approximately 20,000 people across Australia and overseas.

APTS will provide a range of services including hydrostatic and pneumatic pressure testing, pigging and flange management. The Gorgon Project is comprised of three 5.2 million ton-per-annum LNG trains.

The project is located on Barrow Island, situated approximately 60kms off the North West coast of Western Australia. APTS respects that Barrow Island is a Class A nature reserve and that special attention must be given to environmental protection in order to minimise the impact on the local flora and fauna.

“This project is a prime opportunity for APTS to deploy a leading team with resources from both our West Australian and Queensland facilities. We are proud to align ourselves with such a significant project alongside some key Australian and International Companies.” APTS General Manager Operations, Chris Newbound commented.

“In line with the rollout of our NDT (Non Destructive Testing) Services Division, APTS continues its mission to set benchmarks within the industry, winning contracts for a growing list of Australia’s leading resource projects.” adds APTS Executive Director, Mr Paul Newbound.

The Gorgon Project is operated by an Australian subsidiary of Chevron and is a joint venture of the Australian subsidiaries of Chevron (47.3 percent), ExxonMobil (25 percent), Shell (25 percent), Osaka Gas (1.25 percent),Tokyo Gas (1 percent) and Chubu Electric Power (0.417 percent).