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Swiss engineering group ABB has been selected by a joint venture composed of Saipem, McDermott and Chiyoda to deliver comprehensive integrated and electrical systems for Total’s $20-billion Mozambique LNG project.
The scope of the 26-month contract includes the delivery of 14 onshore electrical houses or electrical substation buildings and electrical control and power management system integration with 110-kV gas-insulated switchgears, medium voltage switchgears (33-kV, 11-kV) and low-voltage switchgears.
“Winning this project is a testament to ABB’s technical superiority in electrification technologies, as well as our highly-skilled management and engineering capabilities,” said Brandon Spencer, President of ABB Energy Industries. “We are proud to be part of Africa’s economic growth story, especially Mozambique.”
Expected to enter into production by 2024, the Mozambique LNG development carries a capacity of 13 million tons of liquefied natural gas per year, and represents one of the largest energy investments on the continent to date.
“With ABB as the main original equipment manufacturer for electrical systems, Mozambique LNG will benefit in terms of cost-efficiency, maintenance and service, as well as upgrades and expansions,” added Johan de Villiers, Global Vice President, Oil and Gas at ABB.