Gas volumes will also grow, he said. It is currently producing 1.5 billion cubic metres per year and this will grow to 5.5 bcm “at the next development stage" Tass reported the manager as saying.
The facility will allow LNG production to “significantly increase”, Expro said. It is intended to allow additional gas production support power generation.
The Wison FLNG unit will be Eni’s second offshore Congo.
Wison Heavy Industries has won work to develop a floating LNG (FLNG) project for Eni off Congo Brazzaville.
Eni and ExxonMobil have both confirmed the start up of the Coral Sul floating LNG (FLNG) project, offshore Mozambique.
Africa will play a critical role in providing more supply for Eni’s portfolio, CEO Claudio Descalzi set out during the company’s capital markets day.
Eni has signed a heads of agreement (HoA) with New Fortress Energy (NFE) for an LNG facility in Congo Brazzaville.