US engineering company CB&I and its joint venturer, Chiyoda Corporation of Japan has been awarded a contract for the Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) for the onshore natural gas liquefaction facility project in Mozambique.
The LNG park in the Cabo Delgado Province of northern area of Mozambique was awarded by Anadarko Moçambique Area 1 Limitada.
The project the first LNG project in the East African country - has the potential to expand its capacity up to approximately 50 million metric tonnes per annum (mmtpa) of LNG in the future.
The FEED will deliver designs for the initial phase of the Mozambique LNG project of four trains each with 5 mmtpa of LNG production capacity.
The feed gas comes from offshore production facilities at offshore Area 1, operated by Anadarko, and offshore Area 4, operated by Eni. The first LNG cargo is targeted for 2018.