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Consortium awarded contract for Rovuma LNG project

October 10/2019

MOSCOW (MRC) -- TechnipFMC announced that JFT a consortium between JGC Corporation (JGC), Fluor Corporation (Fluor) and TechnipFMC has been awarded an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract by Mozambique Rovuma Venture S.p.A. (MRV) for the Rovuma LNG onshore liquefied natural gas (LNG) production complex project located in Cabo Delgado, Mozambique, said the  company.

MRV, a joint-venture composed of Eni, ExxonMobil and CNPC, holds a 70% interest in the exploration and production concession of Area 4, with Galp, Kogas and Empresa Nacional de Hidrocarbonetos (ENH) each holding a 10% interest.

The Rovuma LNG Project will produce, liquefy and market natural gas from three reservoirs of the Mamba complex located in the Area 4 block in the Offshore Rovuma Basin. It includes the construction of two natural gas liquefaction trains, with a total LNG nameplate capacity of 15.2 Mtpa(1), as well as associated onshore facilities.

"We are extremely honored to have been awarded by MRV this new prestigious LNG project along with our long-time partners, JGC and Fluor. This award confirms the market recognition of TechnipFMCs expertise and track record in gas monetization and, in particular, in the LNG industry. It also reinforces the Companys positioning in the energy transition journey," Nello Uccelletti, President Onshore/Offshore at TechnipFMC, said. "TechnipFMC is a strong player in Mozambique, a strategic country for the Company, and already present through key LNG and Subsea on-going projects. We are proud to serve our customer for the Rovuma project and will continue to accompany the industrial growth of the country, leveraging its resources and human capital."

As it was written earlier, Technip was awarded by SOCAR a contract for Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) services for the SOCAR Azerikimya plant, located in the city of Sumgait, Azerbaijan. The scope of work includes:  the modernization of the EP-300 steam cracker with construction of new cracker furnaces licensed by Technip, and the installation of a new refinery dry gas treatment unit, new ethylene and propylene storage and related utilities and off-sites facilities.

Ethylene and propylene are feedstocks for producing polyethylene (PE) and polyprolypele (PP).

According to MRC's ScanPlast report, Russia's estimated PE consumption totalled 1,255,800 tonnes in the first seven months of 2019, up by 9% year on year. Shipments of all PE grades increased. Meanwhile, the estimated PP consumption in the Russian market was 796,120 tonnes in January-July 2019, up by 11% year on year. Shipments of PP block copolymer and homopolymer PP increased.

Technip is a world leader in project management, engineering and construction for the energy industry.Present in 45 countries, Technip has state-of-the-art industrial assets on all continents and operates a fleet of specialized vessels for pipeline installation and subsea construction.


mrcplast.com
Author:Anna Larionova
Tags:PP, PE, propylene, ethylene, SOCAR Polymer, Technip.
Category:General News
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