GEOJE: Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) leads the global liquefied natural gas (LNG) business arena with its FLNG Dua coming on board, making it the only player in the sector to own and operate two floating LNG facilities.
The achievement of the previous PFLNG Satu (2017) demonstrates its strong position in the LNG industry, leading the way in innovative solutions to ensure a reliable and secure supply of LNG to meet the growing demand for cleaner energy.
Quoting Petronas chief executive officer Tan Sri Wan Zulkiflee Wan Ariffin, Bernama said the development of PFLNG Dua is a step forward in providing a new supply source of clean energy and in realizing their shared aspiration for a low carbon future.
PFLNG Dua was successfully delivered by Petronas together with its partners, JGC Corporation and Samsung Heavy Industries, the consortium responsible for the engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning of the floating LNG facility.
Construction of Petronas ’ second floating LNG facility, which started in 2015, is progressing on schedule for completion and sail away in February 2020.
PFLNG Dua will be moored over the Rotan gas field at a water depth of 1,300 metres, located 140km offshore Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, with the capacity to produce 1.5 million tonnes of LNG per annum.
The PFLNG Dua will support its global LNG portfolio and enhance its reputation as a preferred and reliable LNG supplier.
This milestone marks Petronas’ leading position and commitment to establish global security of LNG supply to meet the growing demand for cleaner energy.