Oil & Gas
Sparrows Bags Chevron Contract for Gorgon & Wheatstone Facilities
Engineering and maintenance services specialist for the global energy and industrial sectors Sparrows Group has secured a contract with Chevron
Engineering and maintenance services specialist for the global energy and industrial sectors Sparrows Group has secured a contract with Chevron Australia for work on the Gorgon and Wheatstone natural gas facilities. Sparrows will support the safety and reliability of Chevron’s onshore and offshore lifting operations by providing inspection and maintenance services for cranes and lifting equipment. The significant award, which marks Sparrows first large contract in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, will see the company hire local personnel including lifting engineers, mechanical and electrical technicians, rope access, inspectors and crane supervisors.
Sparrows will manage the routine inspection, maintenance and recertification of a variety of crane types located at both facilities, including offshore pedestal, fixed plant, bridge, gantry and monorail cranes. In addition, lifting and rigging equipment for operations will be supplied, inspected and maintained by Sparrows and delivered in accordance with Chevron’s safety requirements.
The Chevron-operated Wheatstone and Gorgon facilities are two of Australia’s largest resource developments and are among the world’s largest natural gas projects.