Mozambique: Construction Begins on Andarko US23 billion LNG plant

  • Yesterday, Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi laid the foundation stone for the liquefied natural gas (LNG) factory which is being built on the Afungi peninsula in Palma district, Cabo Delgado province.
  • The plant will be owned by US oil company Anadarko, which is investing around US23 billion in the LNG project.

The development plan for the Dolphin Tuna field in Area 1 of the Rovuma Basin was approved in 2018, with the final investment decision following on 18 June this year. The plant will have the capacity to produce about 12 million tons of natural gas per year.

The project will undertake gas extraction, liquefaction and commercialisation in the Rovuma Basin, Cabo Delgado, in northern Mozambique. As part of the deal,  400 million cubic feet of natural gas per day will be supplied to the domestic market.

Read more: Mozambique set to become one of the world’s natural gas producers

Author: GBA News Desk

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