Angola LNG shutdown to last until mid-2015

May 28, 2014 | Angola, LNG & LPG

London, United Kingdom | – The Angola liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project is expected to resume production in mid-2015 following a rupture on a flare line that forced it to shut down, a spokesman for the Chevron-led project said.

“Following investigation into the incident that took place at the plant in Soyo on 10 April 2014, Angola LNG will pull forward a planned shutdown to allow its contractor Bechtel to both correct items from the incident and – in parallel – address plant capacity issues,” the spokesman said.

It is expected that this work will continue into next year, with the plant anticipated to restart in mid 2015, he added.