First building block in place for Rotan FLNG vessel

Offshore staff

GEOJE ISLAND, South Korea – The keel has been laid for the PETRONAS Floating LNG2 (PFLNG2) vessel at the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in South Korea.

Petronas’ second FLNG vessel will weigh 134,000 metric tons (148,000 tons) when completed, and will process and export natural gas from the deepwater Rotan field, 130 km (81 mi) offshore Sabah.

PFLNG2, with a capacity of 1.5 MM metric tons/yr (1.65 MM tons/yr), should be commissioned in 2018.



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