Coral-Sul, the world’s 2nd largest Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) and the 1st largest FLNG on the African continent has sailed away from South Korea. The naming and sail away ceremony was held with the President Moon Jae-in of South Korea and the president H.E. Filipe Jacinto Nyusi of the Republic of Mozambique on Nov 15 at Samsung heavy industries shipyard in GeoJe. At this ceremony, President Moon Jae-in of South Korea said, “LNG that will be mass-produced by the Coral-Sul FLNG will be a great force in the world’s journey to carbon neutrality.”
Emerson was contracted to provide site installation and commissioning services for the Coral-Sul FLNG facility which will be operated by Eni. Emerson’s smart commissioning tool was utilized to keep the project on schedule even under this pandemic period. Since Mar 2017, Emerson has served as Main Automation Contractor on the Coral-Sul FLNG project, responsible for the supply and implementation of process control and monitoring technologies that will serve Coral-Sul FLNG’s safety and process control. Sail away to Mozambique started on Nov 16 after 21 months of onshore site installation & commissioning activities, and Emerson will continue to support the Coral-Sul FLNG in the next offshore CSU phase in Mozambique.
The Coral-Sul FLNG will start its’ production from the 2nd half of 2022, and it’ll contribute to increase gas availability in a tight market. (Read more: https://energyindustryreview.com/oil-gas/coral-sul-to-produce-carbon-neutral-lng/)