Angola LNG gets more feed gas as Chevron starts production at Mafumeira Sul
Chevron-led 5.2 million tons per year Angola LNG plant in Soyo is set to get new supply of feed gas as the company’s unit, Cabinda Gulf Oil Company began producing oil and gas at the Mafumeira Sul project offshore Angola.
Located 24 km offshore Cabinda province in 60 meters of water, Mafumeira Sul is the second stage of development of the Mafumeira field in block 0.
It has a design capacity of 150,000 barrels of liquids and 350 million cubic feet of natural gas per day. Early production from the project commenced in October 2016 through a temporary production system. Ramp-up to full production is expected to continue through 2018.
Early production from the project commenced in October 2016 through a temporary production system, while the ramp-up to full production is expected to continue through 2018.
Chevron said in an earlier statement that the associated natural gas will be commercialized through the Angola LNG plant in Soyo.
Cabinda Gulf Oil Company is the operator and holds a 39.2 percent interest in Mafumeira Sul. Chevron’s partners are Sonangol E.P. (41 percent), Total (10 percent) and ENI (9.8 percent).