KUALA LUMPUR Feb 13 Malaysian state oil firm
Petronas has awarded the engineering, procurement,
construction, installation and commissioning (EPCIC) portion of
its second commercial floating liquefied natural gas (LNG)
project to a consortium comprising JGC Corporation and
Samsung Heavy Industries.
Petronas said on Thursday it has approved plans to build the
floating LNG plant offshore in Sabah state, on Borneo island,
and expected the facility to be ready for start-up by early
"The facility will be moored at the Rotan gas field in deep
water Block H, offshore Sabah and is designed to produce 1.5
million tonnes a year of LNG," Petronas said in a statement.
The company did not disclose the value and financial terms
of the contract.
(Reporting By Yantoultra Ngui; Editing by Subhranshu Sahu)