In Cameroon, the National Hydrocarbons Corporation (SNH) announced in a statement that the liquefaction of natural gas off the seaside resort of Kribi will begin in late 2017. According to earlier forecasts, activities should start, In mid-2017.
The document published by the state-owned company indicates that the investments necessary for the construction of the plant and its installation in the waters of Kribi have been made and that it will soon be delivered.
As a reminder, it is the LNG carrier Gollar Hilli, from the Golar LNG Company, which undergoes a liquefaction plant conversion to ensure the production of LNG in Kribi. The conversion is currently underway at the Keppel shipyard in Singapore.
As of 30 March 2017, the work was performed at a rate of 97.04%.
The plant will produce 1.2 million tons of gas on an annual basis and is primarily intended to satisfy domestic demand in Cameroon.
Golar is the project operator. At her side arrive, Engie, the SNH and Perenco.