Houston-based LNG engineer KBR has been awarded a Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) and project management services contract for Oman LNG.
Oman LNG operates three liquefaction trains in Qalhat with a total nameplate capacity of 10.4 million tons per annum (mtpa).
The facility produced 8.5 million tons of the chilled fuel last year, shipping a total of 133 LNG cargoes over the course of the year.
Oman LNG is a joint venture company established by a Royal Decree in 1994. The company is owned by the government of Oman that has a 51 percent stake.
The remaining shareholders are the Hague-based LNG giant Shell with a 30 percent stake, France’s Total with a 5.54 percent stake, while Japan’s Mitsubishi Corp. and Mitsui & Co have 2.77 percent stake each. Korea LNG owns a 5 percent stake in Oman LNG, Partex (Oman) Corp a 2 percent stake and Itochu Corporation of Japan has a 0.92 percent stake in the LNG producer.
LNG World News Staff