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Jakarta Post

BP plans third LNG train for Tangguh project in 2011

  • Alfian

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Fri, December 17 2010   /  10:30 am

London-based BP Plc plans to start building the company’s third liquefied natural gas (LNG) train with a production capacity of 3.8 metric tons per annum (mtpa) at its Tangguh plant in Papua next year, a high-ranking official told reporters Thursday.

Upstream regulator BP Migas’s deputy chairman Hardiono said BP had informed the regulator about the plan.

“They have initiative to start building the third train next year. The train is expected to have a
production capacity of 3.8 mtpa and to be on stream by 2014,” Hardiono said.

He refused to give more details of the schedule for the construction, saying that BP Migas was still waiting for BP’s formal proposal for the project.

“The process is still quite long as they must submit a plan, including its AFP [Authorization for Expenditure],” Hardiono said.

However, BP Indonesia president W...