Africa Oil & Gas: All eyes on Cameroon’s first FLNG project – PE

flng-hilli-episeyo-starts-production-offshore-cameroon-768x433Success for Golar’s facility could ease the way for further developments off Africa’s coasts

Ambitions within West Africa to exploit pioneering floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) technology to boost gas exports has entered a crucial phase, following the start-up of the Kribi project in Cameroon.

Golar LNG confirmed in mid-March that its Hilli Episeyo FLNG facility had begun producing from the Kribi development, located in relatively calm waters off southern Cameroon and operated by French firm Perenco.

Testing was expected to be completed during April, paving the way for production to ramp up towards the facility’s 1.2m-tonnes-a-year capacity—though a timetable for exports to start up hasn’t been released.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s