The briefing pack on the various countries often reiterated one point. “There is no conflict between sustainable development of any country’s natural resources and its commitment to climate change.”
The complaint accused the company of “involuntary manslaughter” and failing to assist someone who was in danger during the attack.
In the meantime, Sasol warned of “continued pricing and demand volatility” to come.
Exxon is looking to nearly double its LNG portfolio, which currently stands at 24 million tonnes a year globally, by 2030, either through new projects, joint ventures or third-party offtake agreements, said Clarke.
Eni acquired its environmental licence for Coral Sul in 2015. The FLNG facility shipped its first cargo in November 2022.
Following talks with other bodies involved in the region, Rufin said “information flows little and poorly between Mozambique LNG and other actors”.
The licence is adjacent to the Pande and Temane fields. The Bonito well is the second drilled in the licence. The first failed to find hydrocarbons.
ExxonMobil has issued a call for companies to build an onshore LNG plant in Mozambique, amid signs of new confidence in the conflict afflicted north.
“My sense of Mozambique’s natural gas assets is that it can play an important role for the global transition,” she said.
Eni had hoped to drill off Mozambique in 2020 but COVID-19 interrupted plans, Esgian analyst Matthew Donovan said.
Earlier this month, CEO and chairman Patrick Pouyanné visited Cabo Delgado and announced the appointment of a human rights rapporteur, Jean-Christophe Rufin.
While drilling is ahead of schedule in Mozambique, gas production was 2% lower, Sasol said. This is “due to reduced demand from our own operations and the external market largely due to the ongoing power outages”.
The head of Total visited Afungi industrial site, the resettlement village of Quitunda and the towns of Palma and Mocimboa da Praia. It was an attack on Palma in March 2021 that halted Mozambique LNG.
The Court of Appeal will today hear a legal challenge over the Mozambique LNG project, from Friends of the Earth (FoE).
Sasol will hold its AGM today and will face some tough questions on its environmental stance from various NGOs.
Eni has held talks with Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi on more floating LNG (FLNG) projects in the East African state.
Eni and CNOOC have submitted applications for areas up for grabs in Mozambique’s sixth licensing round.
Coral Sul has exported its first LNG cargo, bringing Mozambique into the exclusive club of liquefied gas exporters.
Eni and ExxonMobil have both confirmed the start up of the Coral Sul floating LNG (FLNG) project, offshore Mozambique.
Senegal will join the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) today as an observer, before graduating to full membership next year with the start of LNG exports.
Work on Mozambique LNG may resume in the first half of 2023, a project partner has said, but the northern insurgency continues.
Mozambique is poised to ship its first cargo of liquefied natural gas overseas, joining the ranks of the world’s exporters as a global energy crunch pushes prices of the fuel to record highs.
High gas prices represent an opportunity for those already producing, but those working on new supplies are feeling the need to accelerate plans. Floating LNG (FLNG) offers one solution, being faster to market than onshore projects.
Africa could build 120 million tonnes per year of LNG capacity, the International Gas Union (IGU) has said, but development remains slow.
Nazário Bangalane has been sworn in as the new chairman of Mozambique’s Instituto Nacional de Petroleo (INP).