Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. (MHI) has reached an agreement with ExxonMobil and its co-venture partners to supply H-100 gas turbine and compressor packages for the Rovuma LNG Phase 1 project in Mozambique, Africa. Mozambique Rovuma Venture submitted its development plan to the government of Mozambique for the first phase of the Rovuma LNG project in July 2018. The project will produce, liquefy, and market natural gas from the Mamba fields located in the Area 4 block in the Rovuma Basin, which lies 31 miles (50 km) offshore Mozambique in depths ranging from 4921 to 8530 ft (1500 to 2600 m). Gas for the Rovuma LNG Phase 1 project will be produced via subsea wells and transported by pipelines to a 16.5-million-tons (15-million-tonnes) per year liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant to be constructed at the Afungi industrial site, south of the city of Palma.
ExxonMobil will lead construction and operation of natural gas liquefaction and related facilities on behalf of the Area 4 joint venture, and Eni will lead construction and operation of upstream facilities.
The development plan for the first phase of the Rovuma LNG project specifies the proposed design and construction of two liquefied natural gas trains, which will each produce 7.6 million tons (6.8 million tonnes) of LNG per year.
Rovuma LNG will be operated by …
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