GE Oil & Gas Awarded Contracts To Supply Papua New Guinea LNG

GE Oil & Gas confirms that it has entered into contracts to supply equipment and long-term service to PNG LNG.

GE will provide PGT25+G4 gas turbines and centrifugal compressors for two LNG trains at the Hides gas conditioning plant.

The service contract covers maintenance of 13 turbo compressor trains as well as other performance benefits.

The PNG LNG project is an integrated development that includes gas production and processing facilities, onshore and offshore pipelines and liquefaction facilities with the capacity of 6.6 million tonnes per year.

Participating interests include affiliates of ExxonMobil (including Esso Highlands Limited as operator, 33.2 percent), Oil Search Limited (29.0 percent) Independent Public Business Corporation (PNG Government, 16.6 percent), Santos Limited (13.5 percent), Nippon Oil Exploration (4.7 percent), Mineral Resources Development Company (PNG landowners, 2.8 percent) and Petromin PNG Holdings Limited (0.2 percent).


Source: GE Oil & Gas, August 24, 2010