Hoegh LNG, a fully integrated ship-owning company, and Kellogg Brown & Root (KBR), a global engineering, construction and services company, have executed an agreement for the long term cooperation within the LNG FPSO segment. Under the agreement KBR will be Hoegh LNG’s topside engineering partner for HLNG’s LNG FPSO projects.

In the first phase of the cooperation, KBR will perform studies and basic engineering or front end engineering and design, as instructed by HLNG.

The scope of the second phase to be undertaken by KBR will include execution of topsides detailed engineering and procurement services, project management services, construction management and integration and commissioning supervision as may be required for each specific project.

Sveinung Stohle, president and CEO of Hoegh LNG, said: ”This agreement with KBR further strengthens our LNG FPSO capabilities. In January we teamed up with Prosafe Production, now we also have the world’s leading LNG Engineering and Construction Company, with more than 50% of the worlds LNG liquefaction trains and outstanding FPSO project experience to its credit as part of our team.

”We now have the competence, experience and track record in all the key elements which ultimately goes into an LNG FPSO, from early design stage through execution, implementation and finally operations.”