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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:

John Simpson, EDG Australia Pty Ltd
Kane Dowsett, 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.

About GHD:

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.

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.

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