Located in Atlantic Ocean in Mauritania, the Tortue 1 Floating LNG liquefaction terminal is owned by Golar LNG and Keppel and will be operated by Gimi MS, once it becomes operational in 2023.

The Tortue 1 Floating LNG liquefaction terminal will source gas from the following fields -Tortue (Mauritania) and Tortue (Senegal)

With one train, Tortue 1 Floating terminal will have an initial LNG production capacity of 2.5Mtpa (million tons per annum).

During the period 2021-2025, the Tortue 1 Floating liquefaction plant is expected to witness an estimated capex of $1,200m.

Contractors involved in the liquefaction plant

Some of the key contractors for the Tortue 1 Floating LNG liquefaction plant include the following.

Design/FEED: China International Marine Containers (Group), Eiffage Genie Civil Marine, Eni, Golar LNG.

Main EPC: Black & Veatch Holding, Keppel.

EPC: Eiffage Genie Civil Marine, Eni, KBR.


Information on the terminal is sourced from GlobalData’s LNG Liquefaction database that provides detailed information on all active and upcoming, LNG liquefaction terminals globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.

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