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Saipem-led JV wins contract for LNG project in Nigeria

MILAN, July 13 (Reuters) - A joint venture including Italian oil services group Saipem, Japan’s Chiyoda Corp and Korea’s Daewoo E&C has been awarded a new contract related to an LNG project in Nigeria, Chiyoda said in a statement on Friday.

Saipem will be the leader of the joint venture.

The contract is for the front-end engineering design (FEED) and preparation of an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) proposal for the NLNG Train 7 project, meant to expand an existing LNG plant operated by Nigeria LNG Limited, it added.

Nigeria LNG is a venture including Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and oil majors Royal Dutch Shell, Total and Eni. (Reporting by Agnieszka Flak; editing by Francesca Landini)

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