According to Allafrica.com, WorleyParsons has been contracted by South Africa's National Oil Company (PetroSA) to conduct both the feasibility study and Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) of PetroSA's new Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) import facility in Mossel Bay.
Having completed more than 10 similar projects in various countries around the world, WorleyParsons is considered a world leader in the design and development of LNG import facilities
PetroSA said it had been investigating the possibility of importing LNG to supplement dwindling gas reserves at the company's Gas-to-Liquids (GTL) refinery in Mossel Bay. The project has previously encountered several challenges, including commercial viability, but the feasibility study will assess the technical and economic characteristics of various sites while also taking into account socio-environmental issues. PetroSA's revised proposal involves the importation of LNG into Mossel Bay through a Floating LNG facility (FLNG), Allafrica.com reports.
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Posted on 12 Dec 2012 09:37