Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney, Australia
25 October 2012

President Benigno S. Aquino III met with Mr. Joseph Sigelman, Chairman of Atlantic, Gulf and Pacific Company of Manila, Inc. and they discussed the contract to modularize 28 local electrical rooms (LER) and local instrumentation rooms (LIR) that will provide the electrical backbone of the Ichthys LNG project in Northern Australia. It also includes the engineering, construction, lease and operation of a Module Offloading Facility Transition Pontoon (MOFTP) with a total project cost of 200 million US dollars.

 The project will generate highly skilled engineering jobs for the Filipinos, who will be well paid on a long term basis. It will also showcase the quality, consistency, work ethic and ingenuity of Filipino workers in the world’s most complex and essential infrastructure.

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