Natural gas from Mozambique supplies Électricité de France

21 February 2018

US group Anadarko Petroleum will provide 1.2 million tons of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Électricité de France (EDF) under a contract made public in Houston on Tuesday.

The contract was signed by the Mozambique LNG1 Company, which brings together the interests of the groups and companies involved in natural gas exploration in the Rovuma Basin Area 1 block, in Cabo Delgado province, northern Mozambique.

Mozambique LNG, in which US-based Anadarko Petroleum is an operator, already has purchase and sale agreements with Thailand’s state-owned PTT group, which is undergoing approval by the country’s government and with the Tohoku Electric Power Company of Japan.

This project will have two onshore natural gas processing plants with a capacity of 12.88 million tons per year, which will transform the gas extracted from the Golfinho/Atum fields to be exported later.

The consortium is made up of Anadarko Petroleum (26.5%), Japan’s Mitsui & Co (20%), India’s Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (16%), Mozambique’s ENH (15%), with smaller stakes held by two Indian companies, Oil India Limited (4%) and Bharat Petro Resources (10%) and Thailand’s PTTEP (8.5%). (macauhub)