Seatrade Maritime is part of the Informa Markets Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

LNG from Tangguh will start exporting in May

LNG from Tangguh will start exporting in May

Jakarta: The BP-led Tangguh LNG project in the Indonesian province of Papua came on stream at the end of January, BP's head of country confirmed Tuesday.
The Indonesian government is planning to begin making Tangguh liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipments in May but it is not yet sure whether they should go to China or South Korea, a senior energy official said.
"The government has not yet decided the destination of the first shipment of LNG from the Tangguh field," director general for oil and gas at the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, Evita Legowo, said last week.
Legowo said initially the first LNG shipment from Tangguh was to be done in February but due to technical problems it was postponed until May.
In the meantime, the head of the Upstream Oil and Gas Regulating Body (BP Migas), R Priyono, said the channeling of gas to the LNG plants in Tangguh would begin in April 2009.
Gas production in 2009 was projected at an average 430.85 million metric standard cubic feet per day (mmscfd).
Besides gas, Tangguh will also begin producing about 1,000 barrels of oil per day.
Priyono said about 63 per cent of Tangguh field's gas production would be for domestic consumption and the rest for export. [11/02/09]


Hide comments
account-default-image

Comments

  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Publish

SMN_Podcast_Leaderboard.jpg