CORAL - FLNG Mozambique
DI Africa (Mozambique) SA is participating in the CORAL FLNG project off the coast of Mozambique by accompanying the project's stakeholders.
23 March, 2022 by
CORAL - FLNG Mozambique
DI Africa (Congo) SA, Thomas BREUGNOT

Construction of the facility that will liquefy the gas extracted from the Coral South perimeter in Mozambique began in 2018. Once completed, it is expected to be connected to existing subsea infrastructure for production to begin in 2022.

The floating natural gas liquefaction plant of the Mozambican Coral South FLNG project has left the shipyard where it was built in South Korea and is currently heading for Mozambique. This was announced on November 15 by the Italian company Eni, which is the operator of the project.

 
 

At the end of June, an Eni spokesperson had announced that the platform would be installed at the Coral South production site in December, without announcing the date on which it would leave South Korea. It should be remembered that the Coral South FLNG development schedule has not really been disrupted by the terrorist threat in the north of the country, as unlike the Mozambique LNG project, Coral South FLNG will be operated offshore, with a capacity of 3.4 million tonnes of LNG per year.

"The Coral South FLNG is a global feat of engineering, construction know-how and technology, tailored to kick-start the development of Mozambique's world-class resources [...]. It will soon be moored at its operating site in the Rovuma basin, offshore Mozambique," said Stefano Maione, Eni's director of development, operations and energy efficiency.

Coral South FLNG will be based on gas reserves of 450 billion m3. Eni's partners in the project are Exxon Mobil, CNPC, GALP, Korea Gas Corp and ENH, Mozambique's state-owned hydrocarbon company.

(AGENCE ECOFIN)


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