Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Limited (NLNG), an incorporated Joint-Venture owned by the Federal Government of Nigeria, represented by Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (49%), Shell Gas B.V. (25.6%), Total Gaz Electricite Holdings France (15%), and Eni International N.A. N.V. S.àr.l (10.4%) has signed the Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) Contracts for its Train 7 Project with the SCD JV Consortium, comprising affiliates of Saipem, Chiyoda and Daewoo. The signing took place yesterday May 13, 2020.
Eyono Fatayi-Williams General Manager, External Relations of NLNG, made this known, yesterday in a statement.
The execution of the EPC Contracts now triggers the commencement of the Detail Design and Construction phase of the Project. This is expected to increase the capacity of NLNG’s current six-train plant by 35% from the extant 22 Million Tonnes Per Annum (MTPA) to 30 MTPA.
Engr. Tony Attah, the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of NLNG, stated that the EPC Contracts represents yet another milestone in NLNG’s journey towards achieving its vision of being a global LNG company, helping to build a better Nigeria.
Also, the Group Managing Director (NNPC) and a Director on the NLNG Board, Mr. Mele Kyari, commended NLNG’s successes and its operating model.
NLNG says the Project was in fulfilment of its vision of “…being a Global Company, helping to build a better Nigeria.”