Bechtel wins contract for Nigeria's Brass LNG plant
Bechtel Corp. will carry out some of the construction work for the proposed Brass LNG plant in Nigeria.
LONDON, June 7 -- Bechtel Corp. will carry out some of the construction work for the proposed Brass LNG plant in Nigeria.
Bechtel will prepare the site, construct a camp and construction dock, permanent operator housing and amenities, marine facilities, common facilities and support services, tankage, utilities and offsites, and others.
Brass LNG will process 10 million tonnes/year of LNG in two separate trains. The plant will use ConocoPhillips's Optimized Cascade Process. Bechtel completed the front-end engineering and design for the plant in 2006. LNG exports will be sent to Europe and the US.
Suez LNG Trading SA has signed a memorandum of understanding with Brass LNG to buy 2 million tonnes/year of LNG for 20 years (OGJ Online, Mar. 14, 2006). BP PLC has also agreed to buy 2 million tonnes/year of LNG starting in 2010.
Current partners are Nigerian National Petroleum Corp. 49%, Italy's Eni SPA 17%, Total SA 17%, and ConocoPhillips 17%. Production is scheduled to start in 2010-11.
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