LOC Group, the premier international marine and engineering consulting firm, is pleased to announce it has signed a five-year contract agreement with INPEX Operations Australia P/L (“INPEX”).

The agreement will cover the provision of Marine Warranty Services and Marine Assurance for Ichthys LNG and its associated drilling operations. It will include warranty review and approval for the loadout, transportation and installation activities of new field architecture.

Alex Harrison, Energy Services Director for Asia Pacific in LOC Perth, commented:

“We are extremely pleased to have been awarded this competitively tendered contract. Having supported INPEX on the Ichthys LNG development for the past seven years, we are therefore very pleased to have been awarded this additional work. The contract award closely follows a number of other recent awards with oil majors and oil and gas contractors within the region, demonstrating that we remain at the forefront of the MWS and Marine Consulting markets in Australia and the wider Asia Pacific region with a continued improvement in market sentiment.”