Munich, December 16, 2019 - Linde (NYSE: LIN; FWB: LIN) announced today that it has been selected as liquefied natural gas (LNG) technology licensor for phases 2 and 3 of the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim project, jointly developed by BP, Kosmos Energy, Société des Pétroles du Sénégal (PETROSEN), and Société Mauritanienne des Hydrocarbures et de Patrimoine Minier (SMHPM).
Greater Tortue Ahmeyim, which will be operated by BP, is the deepest offshore project in Africa to date and is located offshore on the maritime border between Mauritania and Senegal.
Under the terms of the signed Master Agreement Linde will provide technology licensing services, based on the Linde MFC2® liquefaction technology. Linde will also manufacture and supply the related cryogenic coil wound heat exchangers, subject to a future call-off.
“Being selected by a world-class oil and gas major like BP for a complex project is another milestone in successfully implementing our natural gas liquefaction technology around the globe” said Dr Christian Bruch, Executive Vice President Linde plc and CEO Linde Engineering. “We are looking forward to working closely together with BP to support them in the successful execution of this project.”
The Linde MFC2® liquefaction technology is both compact and highly energy efficient, making it well suited to offshore projects like Greater Tortue Ahmeyim.
Linde is a leading industrial gases and engineering company with 2018 pro forma sales of USD 28 billion (EUR 24 billion). The company employs approximately 80,000 people globally and serves customers in more than 100 countries worldwide. Linde delivers innovative and sustainable solutions to its customers and creates long-term value for all stakeholders. The company is making our world more productive by providing products, technologies and services that help customers improve their economic and environmental performance in a connected world.
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