BP announces FID for Tortue project

December 21, 2018

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BP and partners announced that the FID for Phase 1 of the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim development has been agreed. The decision was made following agreement between the Mauritanian and Senegalese governments and partners BP, Kosmos Energy and National Oil Companies Petrosen and SMHPM.

Project execution activities are expected to commence in 1Q 2019. First gas for the project is expected in 2022. The FLNG facility for the project is designed to provide about 2.5 MTPA of LNG on average. BP Gas Marketing has been selected as the sole buyer for the investor partners’ LNG offtake for Tortue Phase 1.

Edited from BP  press release.