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February 5, 2015

ABB to deliver electrical systems for Petronas’ second floating LNG facility

Switzerland-based ABB has won a contract worth more than $50m to deliver electrical systems for Petronas' second floating liquefied natural gas facility (PFLNG2).

Switzerland-based ABB has won a contract worth more than $50m to deliver electrical systems for Petronas’ second floating liquefied natural gas facility (PFLNG2).

The contract was awarded by Japanese engineering contractor JGC, which is part of a consortium that is constructing the facility in partnership with Samsung Heavy Industries of Korea.

ABB will design, manufacture and deliver transformers, switchboards, motor-control centres and power management systems to support the optimisation of the facility’s electrical side.

"he facility will be moored over the deepwater Rotan gas field, situated off the Malaysian coast."

The PFLNG2 will be constructed at Samsung Heavy Industries’ yard in Geoje this year.

The facility will be moored over the deepwater Rotan gas field, situated off the Malaysian coast, when operations begin in 2018.

The facility is designed to produce 1.5 million tonnes of LNG per year for around 20 years before it will need to dry dock.

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ABB process automation division president Peter Terwiesch said: "FLNG is a market with great potential and we are well placed to deliver to it with our vast experience in floating production, our extensive manufacturing base and innovative solutions in offshore oil and gas.

"Our fully engineered electrical system solution incorporates the latest technologies adapted to the offshore environment. It is a safe solution that ensures reliable electricity throughout the plant for the PFLNG2 to meet its demanding performance requirements."

A recent report by Douglas-Westwood predicted the FLNGs market to be worth $64bn between now and 2020.

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