Eni launches Nigeria LNG expansion project

43943098242 598b92f205 c 1Eni and its partners in Nigeria LNG (NLNG) have taken the final investment decision (FID) for the expansion project of the LNG plant

This brownfield development, which is expected to start-up in 2024, will increase the annual production capacity to more than 30 million tonnes per year (mtpa) from the current 22.5 mtpa.

The expansion project will enable to produce an additional 7.6 mtpa of LNG, of which 4.2 coming from one new liquefaction train (Train 7), and 3.4 coming from the debottlenecking of existing trains.

NLNG is a 6-train LNG facility, in operation since 1999. In 20 years, the plant has delivered more than 4,700 LNG cargoes around the world. Eni stated that with this expansion, the project will become one of the world’s most important LNG gas hub, and it will allow partners to further leverage Nigeria’s abundant associated gas resources.

Eni is a founding partner of NLNG and holds a 10.4 per cent share. Other partners are NNPC (49 per cent), Shell (25.6 per cent), and Total (15 per cent). This project will also add more than one mtpa of capacity to Eni’s global LNG portfolio.

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