The BP-led owners of the Tangguh LNG project in Indonesia have started the process of securing major engineering contractors for the Ubadari offshore gas project and the Vorwata carbon capture utilisation and storage scheme.

BP as operator is pre-qualifying the engineering houses that will bid for the front-end engineering and design contract for the offshore Ubadari scope, according to Jakarta-based sources, with Technip Energies and Worley reckoned to be the leading contenders for this workscope.