British energy supplier Centrica and Tokyo Gas Co. have agreed to jointly purchase 2.6 million tonnes a year (mtpy) of LNG from Mozambique LNG Company Pte Ltd, the firms said on Feb. 5.
Centrica LNG Company Ltd, a subsidiary of Centrica, and the Japanese energy company said the LNG will be delivered ex-ship from Mozambique LNG from the start-up of production until the early 2040s.
Mozambique LNG1 is owned by U.S. oil and gas producer Anadarko Petroleum Corporation and partners in a consortium which is developing the project aimed at serving both the Asia-Pacific and European markets.
It will consist of two liquefaction trains with the capacity to produce 12.88 mtpy in its initial phase and is expected to be completed by 2023-2024.
A final investment decision is expected this year.
Separately, Anadarko said Mozambique LNG1 Company has signed an agreement with Shell International Trading Middle East Ltd. for 2 mtpy of LNG for 13 years.