Angola: Angola LNG factory to use ConocoPhillips technology

6 February 2008

Houston, Texas, 6 Feb – US company ConocoPhillips said Friday in Houston its had licensed its own technology for gas liquefaction to Angola LNG (Liquid Natural Gas).

The factory for processing natural gas, which is being built by a subsidiary of US company Bachtel, will have the capacity to process 5.2 million tons of liquid natural gas a year and will have facilities to store LNG, liquid petroleum gas (LPG) and condensates.

It will also have a filling platform capable of accommodating ships with a 210,000 cubic meter capacity.

Ken Marrs, the manager of the Angola LNG project, said that the Bechtel-ConocoPhillips proposal had been chosen from the two put forward for the tender.

Angola LNG is owned by Sonangol, with 22.8 percent, Chevron Corp, with 36.4 percent and BP, Total and ENI, with 13.6 percent each. (macauhub)