TechnipFMC WINS CORAL SOUTH FLNG PROJECT
TechnipFMC, together with JGC Corporation and Samsung Heavy Industries, all partners in the TJS Consortium where TechnipFMC is leader, has been awarded by Coral FLNG SA a major contract. It covers the Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Installation, Commissioning and Start-up (EPCIC) of the Coral South FLNG facility and its associated risers and subsea flowlines system, as well as the installation of the umbilicals and subsea equipment.
The floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility will be designed to produce close to 3.4 Mtpa of liquefied natural gas and will be moored in 2,000 meters of water depth in the Area 4, offshore Mozambique. The floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) unit will have a capacity of around 3.4 million tons per year and will be the first FLNG in Africa and only the third globally.
Doug Pferdehirt, Chief Executive Officer of TechnipFMC’s stated: “We are honored to be the leader of the execution of this prestigious contract awarded by Eni and its partners to the TJS consortium. Combining TechnipFMC unique capabilities in both FLNG and Subsea, we have been able to propose to our client an optimum combination, demonstrating the strength of our integrated offerings.”
Coral South is the first project in the development of the considerable gas resources discovered by Eni in Area 4 of the Rovuma Basin. The Coral field, discovered in May 2012 contains approximately 450 billion cubic meters (16 TCF) of gas in place. (Source: TechnipFMC)