Matrix Service Company said early Tuesday that its unit Matrix Service Inc., won a contract from Southwest Gas. Matrix Service Inc will be the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor for Southwest Gas’s Southern Arizona Reliability Project LNG storage facility. The LNG storage and vaporization facility will include a 2.8 million gallon single containment LNG storage tank, as well as a 65,000 MCF/day vaporization unit.
The facility will be the state’s first natural gas storage facility and is being built to improve gas supply reliability. Southwest Gas provides natural gas services to nearly 2 million customers in Arizona, Nevada and California. Matrix began preliminary engineering work earlier this year with groundbreaking planned for late summer 2017. The value of the contract was not disclosed.