HOUSTON – Anadarko Petroleum Corp. and its partners in Area 1 offshore Mozambique have signed further LNG sales and purchase agreements with three companies.
Tokyo Gas and Centrica have negotiated a co-purchasing agreement for 2.6 MM metric tons/yr (2.87 MM tons) from the start of production until the early 2040s.
Shell International Trading Middle East has signed up for 2 MM metric tons/yr (2.2 MM tons) of LNG over a 13-year period.
These latest deals take the total of long-term sales from Area 1 to more than 7.5 MM tons/yr (8.2 MM tons), with additional transactions expected in the near future, said Mitch Ingram, Anadarko’s evp International, Deepwater & Exploration.
The company and its partners aim to take a final investment decision during the first half of this year on the development of thedeepwater Golfinho/Atum gas fields and associated onshore LNG plant comprising initially two LNG trains with a total capacity of 12.88 MM metric tons/yr.