Located in Atlantic Ocean in Mauritania, the Tortue 2 LNG liquefaction terminal is owned by BP, Kosmos Energy, Petrosen, and Societe Mauritanienne des Hydrocarbures et de Patrimoine Minier and will be operated by BP, once it becomes operational in 2026.

The Tortue 2 LNG liquefaction terminal will source gas from the following fields -Tortue Phase 2 (Mauritania) and Tortue Phase 2 (Senegal)

With one train, Tortue 2 terminal will have an initial LNG production capacity of 2.5Mtpa (million tons per annum).

During the period 2021-2025, the Tortue 2 liquefaction plant is expected to witness an estimated capex of $1,198.8m.

About BP

BP Plc (BP) is an integrated oil and gas company. Its upstream operations include exploration, development and production of oil and natural gas, field development and production; and midstream operations include transportation, and marketing and trading of natural gas, including liquefied natural gas (LNG), and natural gas liquids (NGLs). The company’s downstream operations include marketing, transportation, refining, manufacturing, supply and trading of crude oil, petroleum, petrochemical products and provision of related services to wholesale and retail customers. BP provides fuel, energy, lubricants and petrochemicals to customers. The company has operational presence in Africa, Asia, Europe, Australasia, North America and South America. BP is headquartered in London, the UK.


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