GOLDBORO – Pieridae Energy has hired a veteran LNG industry professional, engineer Andy Mukherjee, as senior vice-president LNG to lead the development of its multi-billion-dollar Goldboro LNG Project. According to a company news release, Mukherjee has worldwide expertise in front-end engineering and design; detailed engineering, procurement, contracts, construction, and commissioning (EPCC); including module fabrication and construction related to mega LNG projects and oil and gas in North America and overseas.
Mukherjee officially joins Pieridae August 27, 2020.
“We are very pleased to have someone with Andy’s vast, 30-plus years of experience join our team and lead the development of our Goldboro LNG Project,” said Pieridae CEO Alfred Sorensen. “Andy has worked on modular design and execution of four major global LNG projects: Qatargas NFE LNG, Cameron LNG, INPEX-Ichthys LNG and British Gas QCLNG. His contribution to modularization in Canada is well recognized, and, he has significant exposure to major module yards in Asia.
“I have every confidence Andy will lead Goldboro LNG through the open book estimate and deliver a lump sum turnkey EPCC contract for the Project to prepare us for a positive final investment decision next year,” concluded Sorensen.
Pieridae says Mukherjee has extensive experience working with EPCC contractors such as Jacobs, Worley, SNC Lavalin, Bechtel and FLUOR, in addition to managing EPCC contractors Wood Group, McDermott, KBR, Chiyoda and JGC for fixed price contracts. "He is also adept at working with multiple stakeholders, including government agencies, First Nations, contractors, subcontractors, vendors, third party agencies, auditors and trade unions," says the release.
“I am very excited to join Pieridae and eager to get to work and move the Goldboro LNG Project across the finish line,” said Mukherjee. “My commitment to health, safety and environment policies and procedures is unwavering – safety is my number one priority.”