Construction under way on Rotan FLNG vessel

Offshore staff

GEOJE ISLAND, South Korea – First steel has been cut for Petronas’ second floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) vessel at the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard.

The hull and topsides of the PFLNG2 will eventually weigh 152,000 tons. 

Petronas will deploy the vessel to liquefy, produce, and offload processed natural gas from the Rotan field, 130 km (80.7 mi) offshore Sabah.

PFLNG2, designed for deepwater operations, will have a capacity of 1.5 MMt/yr.


Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now


Maximizing Operational Excellence

In a recent survey conducted by PennEnergy Research, 70% of surveyed energy industry professional...

Leveraging the Power of Information in the Energy Industry

Information Governance is about more than compliance. It’s about using your information to drive ...

Reduce Engineering Project Complexity

Engineering document management presents unique and complex challenges. A solution based in Enter...

Revolutionizing Asset Management in the Electric Power Industry

With the arrival of the Industrial Internet of Things, data is growing and becoming more accessib...