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Lloyds List: US-Japan joint venture wins Nigeria contract

Published: Mar 01, 2007

An engineering joint venture between US group Foster Wheeler and Japan’s Chiyoda has won a prestigious contract for a groundbreaking liquefied natural gas project in Nigeria, writes Tony Gray .

The partners have been awarded a contract by Nigeria LNG for the front-end engineering design of the SevenPlus project, which involves the construction of two liquefaction trains, each producing 8.5m tonnes of LNG a year. These would be the two largest LNG trains in the world, said Foster Wheeler, which is leading the joint venture. It will produce a project specification package forming the basis for an invitation to bid for an engineering, procurement and construction contract. The contract terms were not disclosed.

NLNG is a partnership of the Nigerian National Petroleum Co, Shell, Total and ENI.

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