Mozambique: Engineering Chiyoda Group Announces EPC Contract for Onshore LNG Project
Chiyoda Group with its JV partners Saipem and Mc Dermott International will be responsible for carrying out the project. Under the terms, Saipem will execute the project while Mirai Engineering Italy will offer specified technical support.
Japan – Mirai Engineering Italy (MEI), an Italy-based subsidiary of Chiyoda Corporation, in Joint Venture with Saipem and Mc Dermott International, has reached an agreement with Area 1 Concessionaires on an EPC Contract. The contract involves engineering and constructing an onshore LNG project in Mozambique.
Saipem will operate as leader of CCSJV (CCS JV), the Joint Venture incorporated in Italy to execute the Project. MEI will provide specified technical support to CCS JV for the LNG project. The contract has been executed by Anadarko Moçambique Area 1, a wholly owned subsidiary of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, which operates Offshore Area 1 and acts as front-runner of a Venture including other leaders in the energy sector, such as ENH Rovuma Área, Mitsui E&P Mozambique Area 1, ONGC Videsh, Beas Rovuma Energy Mozambique, BPRL Ventures Mozambique and PTTEP Mozambique Area 1.
The LNG Project consists of the construction of two Natural Gas Liquefaction (LNG) trains, with a total nameplate capacity of 12.88 million tonnes per annum (MTPA), as well as all necessary associated infrastructures, storage tanks and export jetty facilities. The EPC Contract is subject to a full Notice to Proceed which is expected to be issued after FID.