EDG Houston Selected as one of The Houston Chronicle Top Workplaces
Houston, Texas - November 10, 2013 — EDG, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of The Houston Chronicle Top Workplaces. The Top Workplaces are determined solely on employee feedback. The employee survey is conducted by Workplace Dynamics, LLP, an independent firm that is a leading researcher on organizational health and employee engagement.
From the inception of EDG in 1982, we have worked hard to build a culture that supports better people resulting in better business in the Oil and Gas industry. We believe a company should provide an environment that encourages and rewards success. We recognize that when we invest in our people it creates a culture that drives excellence and upholds loyalty, integrity and longevity.
When asked the secret to developing a Top Workplace, Gary Seedhouse, EDG's CEO responded: "At EDG, we know we are more than a good company – we are a better company made up of better people. It is because of our employees who personify the definition of better people creating better business that we are being recognized as a Top Workplace. And for their continued efforts I thank them for making EDG the company it has become."
The Houston Chronicle published the complete list of Top Workplaces on November 10, 2013 highlighting EDG's accomplishment.
EDG, Inc. is a multi-discipline, international, engineering, design and project management firm serving the Oil and Gas and Industrial Markets in eight offices worldwide for over 30 years.
EDG Australia Announces Contract with GHD to Deliver Brownfield Engineering Services for Chevron Australia
EDG Australia Pty Ltd (EDG) has been selected by Chevron Australia Pty Ltd for the provision of Brownfield Engineering Services for the operational phase of Chevron's West Australian assets.
To support delivery of service, EDG has entered into a strategic contract relationship with leading engineering and environmental consulting company GHD Pty Ltd (GHD).
EDG's Chief Executive Officer Gary Seedhouse said EDG has an excellent long term record of assisting industry to create and sustain value in their operations around the globe, and looks forward to combining that experience with GHD's strong local knowledge and Australian presence.
"This is a great opportunity for EDG to expand our business and staff in Australia.
"We bring a distinctive approach to our professional work and business behavior and will be attractive to oil and gas companies looking for a real value enhancing partner, as well as local engineering talent looking for breadth of professional experience and long term personal growth."
GHD's Chief Executive Officer Ian Shepherd said GHD is delighted to be able to work with Chevron and EDG.
"This is an exciting opportunity for us to expand our team serving the oil and gas industry in Western Australia. Together, EDG and GHD offer in-depth knowledge and experience, and a broad capability to deliver engineering solutions and support services."
For further information contact:
, EDG Australia Pty Ltd
, GHD Pty Ltd
About EDG Australia:
EDG Australia Pty Ltd is a subsidiary of EDG, Inc., a full service, multi-discipline international engineering and consulting firm with over 30 years of experience servicing the oil and gas markets throughout the USA, Asia, and West Africa.
GHD is one of the world's leading engineering, architecture and environmental consulting companies. Established in 1928, GHD employs more than 6,500 people across five continents. Wholly-owned by its people, GHD is focused exclusively on client success. Our network of professionals collaborate to deliver sustainable outcomes to communities and clients in the global markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation. www.ghd.com
About the Gorgon Project:
The Chevron-operated Gorgon Project is Australia's largest single resource development. Located on Barrow Island, around 60 kilometres off the northwest coast of Western Australia, the Project will consist of a three-train, 15.6 million tonnes per annum liquefied natural gas facility and a domestic gas plant with the capacity to provide 300 terajoules of gas per day to Western Australia. It 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).
About WA Oil:
On Barrow and Thevenard islands off the northwest coast of Australia, Chevron operates crude-oil producing facilities that had combined average production of about 7,300 barrels per day (4,000 net) in 2012. Chevron's interests in these operations are 57.1 percent for Barrow and 51.4 percent for Thevenard. Joint venture partners include Santos Offshore Pty Ltd and Mobil Australia Resources Company Pty Ltd.
EDG Establishes Asian Office In Singapore
With 20 years experience in Southeast Asia and business activity steadily increasing, EDG has opened a new engineering office in Singapore. The new facility, which houses 160 employees, serves EDG clients in Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Singapore, and Australia.
EDG provides a full spectrum of engineering and design solutions for oil, gas, marine, terminals, cement and bulk handling industries. Currently EDG is executing Chevron's Vietnam Block B project from the Singapore office.
This is the fourth international office opened by EDG to better serve our clients worldwide. Our additional international offices can be found in Pune, India, Luanda, Angola, and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.