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.


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