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Media Releases - 2015

6/11/2015

PETRONAS FLOATING LNG2 TAKES SHAPE WITH NEW CONSTRUCTION MILESTONE

 
SOUTH KOREA, 6 November 2015 – The PETRONAS Floating LNG2 (PFLNG2) takes shape as a construction milestone is achieved with the official keel laying of PETRONAS’ second floating liquefaction plant in Geoje Island, South Korea on 28 October.
 
PETRONAS, together with JGC Group and SHI, the consortium leading the engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning of the PFLNG2, commemorated the milestone with a ceremony held at the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) Shipyard.
 
The PETRONAS delegation was headed by Vice President of Global LNG Projects, Adnan Zainol Abidin who was accompanied by Vice President & Venture Director of LNG Projects – Domestic, Datuk Abdullah Karim.
 
Also in attendance were Executive Officer of JGC Group, Shigeru Abe and Executive Vice President, FLNG Integration Project Management of SHI, J. C. Kim.
 
The keel laying signifies the formal recognition of the start of the mega construction phase of the PFLNG2 with a collective weight of 134,000 tonnes.
 
The second floating LNG facility for PETRONAS will make possible the liquefaction, production and offloading processing of natural gas in the Rotan field, 130 kilometers offshore Sabah. PFLNG2 with a capacity of 1.5 million tonnes per annum (mtpa), and designed for deep-water is expected to commission in 2018.
 
PETRONAS’ LNG business commands a significant international market share owing to three decades of experience and proven capability along the LNG value chain. PETRONAS is committed to preserving its reputation as a preferred LNG supplier, distinct for its quality and reliability.



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