Saipem wins FEED contract for NLNG Train 7 in Nigeria

saipem ora 27Project NLNG Train 7 in Nigeria. (Image source: Saipem)Africa-focused Italian oil and gas major Saipem has received onshore E&C contracts in Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Mexico, Iraq and Nigeria, which worth approximately US$800mn

Through a JV with Chiyoda and Daewoo, of which Saipem is leader, a FEED contract has been awarded by Nigeria LNG Limited, which also entails the preparation of the EPC proposal for the NLNG T7 in Nigeria, related to the expansion of the existing LNG plant situated in Finima on Bonny Island.

The NLNG T7 Project aims to expand the existing LNG facility, consisting of six LNG Trains and relevant facilities, with a complete liquefaction train (Train 7 replicates the current T6) and relevant facilities. Furthermore, a new common liquefaction unit will be designed to collect excess treated gas from the existing trains and process it into LNG.

In addition, a new export Jetty, all brownfield interconnections and the expansion of utilities are part of the scope of work.

All activities will be carried out by the JV Partners with the collaboration of Nigerian engineering service providers as registered under the Council for the Regulation of Engineering (COREN), through two main operating centres, Port Harcourt (Nigeria) and Milan (Italy).

Saipem has also been awarded a contract in Saudi Arabia by Saudi Arabian national oil company (Saudi Aramco) for procurement and construction in relation to the “South Gas Compression Plant Pipelines” project for the development of the Haradh gas plant (HdGP).

In addition, Saipem has awarded a contract by Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex), the national Mexican oil company for works in the "Miguel Hidalgo" refinery located in Tula de Hallende. The company has also received a contract for engineering services and the acquisition of permits for construction work in relation to the laying of pipes for the transportation of the gas to Serbia.

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