E & A Limited (EAL) is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary Ottoway Engineering Pty Ltd has been awarded an initial $3.8 million contract to provide mechanical, structural and piping fabrication services for Thiess on the QCLNG Upstream 6+1 RUBY JO Project. Ottoway expects that the value of this contract to increase to $6 million as a consequence of associated works. Ottoway will be responsible for Fabrication, Welding, NDT, Hydro testing, Painting and delivery to site of all piping for the RUBY JO CPP. Fabrication work is expected to continue through to April 2013. The Project works will be split between Ottoway’s Dalby and Adelaide Workshops and will employ approximately 35 Ottoway personnel per week.
The Executive Chairman of EAL, Mr Young, advised at EAL’s recent AGM that he was hopeful of announcing a number of major contract wins in the near future in relation to Ottoway. Mr Young said that Ottoway was excited to be increasing its involvement in the South East Queensland LNG opportunities and that Ottoway looked forward to developing its working relationship with Thiess on this Project and was committed to delivering the contract works on time, on budget and in accordance with specification.