UTM Offshore, JGC, Technip Energies Sign Agreements on Nigeria’s FLNG

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Peter Uzoho

Nigeria’s quest for energy transition received a huge boost on Wednesday as an indigenous firm, UTM Offshore Limited signed agreements with three technical partners –  Kellogg Brown and Root (KBR) UK; Japan Gas Corporation (JGC) and Technip Energies Limited – for the commencement of the Front End Engineering Design (FEED) for Nigeria’s first Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) facility.

The agreements were signed at a brief event at the Hilton Park Lane, London, UK.
 The FEED contract with the three firms essentially entails conducting for UTM Offshore Limited, various studies to figure out technical issues and estimate rough investment costs for the FLNG facility prior to the Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) phase of the project. The timeline for this phase of the FLNG project is 10 months.

The FEED contract signing was a follow-up to the successful execution of the pre-FEED agreement between UTM Offshore Limited with JGC, a leading…



Source: Thisday Newspaper