The Area 4 of the Rovuma Basin, Rovuma LNG Project, is led by ExxonMobil and it envisage the construction of an initial two onshore LNG plants.
The deepwater Area 4 block contains more than 85 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, which will provide resources for a world-class LNG project in which the partners expect to invest tens of billions of dollars. The Initial Phase of the Rovuma LNG Project will entail the construction of two onshore LNG trains with name capacity 7,6 mtpa, each. ExxonMobil and its partners are jointly optimizing development plans and determining key milestones such as final investment decision (FID) and startup timing accordingly. The discovery of huge natural gas deposits has the potential to transform Mozambique. It paves the way for the country to become a leading regional LNG exporter and a major global energy player. The construction phase will boost local businesses and is expected to create 5,000 local jobs and promote local skills development. Two million hours of training are planned for Mozambican workers.