Golar LNG Awarded BP FLNG Contract To Keppel Shipyards

- Apr 28, 2018-

British shipowner Golar LNG has recently obtained a contract from BP to provide a floating liquefied natural gas unit (FLNG) for BP to be a Tortue/Ahmeyim LNG development project in Mauritania and Senegal offshore in West Africa.pipe fittings


On April 19, Golar LNG announced that it has signed preliminary agreements with BP Mauritania Investments and BP Senegal Investments as a block operator and exchanged the terms of the charter party. This means that both sides promised to convert the key commercial terms into full agreements, and will begin to carry out the first-stage engineering design (FEED) and provide a FLNG support to the Tortue/Ahmeyin project in Phase 1A development.


The preliminary agreement stipulates that Golar LNG is obligated to carry out FEED work and is prepared to start refitting FLNG on July 1, 2018; this will depend on the final investment decision of the project and is expected to be completed by the end of 2018. The refitting of the FLNG will be completed by Keppel Shipyard, which used Black and Veatch Corporation's PRICO technology to retrofit and deliver the FLNG “Hilli Episeyo”. elbows


Prior to this, BP had handed over engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contracts for deepwater umbilicals, risers and pipelines (SURF) and subsea production systems (SPS) to the Tortue/Ahmeyin project to M McDermott and Baker Hughes. pipe spool


On April 16th, Technip FMC announced that it had received the first-stage engineering design contract for the FPSO of the Tortue/Ahmeyin project. Upon request, this FEED contract will be transitioned to engineering, procurement, construction, and installation (EPCI) contracts at a later stage. Technip FMC will define the scope of technology and equipment, provide expertise and leverage its extensive experience in manufacturing in China. TechnipFMC has chosen COSCO SHIPPING to work hard to build this FPSO for subcontractors.