Baker Hughes Secures Service Contract with Coral FLNG in Mozambique

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Industrial service company Baker Hughes has secured an eight-year contract for the maintenance and monitoring of turbomachinery equipment at Coral Sul Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) project offshore Mozambique.

Services to be provided by Baker Hughes at the Eni-led Coral South FLNG project will help guarantee optimal performance of the rotating equipment at the giant LNG project.

In addition to monitoring the reliability and efficiency of compressors and gas turbines, Baker Hughes will provide resident engineers, supervisors, repairs and spare parts to support maintenance activities at the deep-water FLNG facility, the first of its kind in Mozambique.

Furthermore, as part of efforts to leverage digital solutions to maximize the operations of the facility, Baker Hughes will make use of its iCenter capabilities and a wide range of other digital services based on Bently Nevada’s System 1 technology, to provide near-real time remote based monitoring, error diagnostics and cybersecurity services.

 “This agreement shows how we embed our decades of LNG experience and constant collaboration with our customers to develop solutions to meet their specific needs and outcomes,” Rod Christie, executive vice president of Turbomachinery & Process Solutions at Baker Hughes, said.

Once completed, Coral Sul FLNG will have a liquefaction capacity of 3.4 million tons/year, will process up to 450 billion cubic meters of gas from the giant Coral reservoir which is located in the Rovuma Basin Area 4 and will becoming the first LNG project in Mozambique to come online for exports.

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Nicholas Nhede

Nicholas Nhede

Nicholas is an energy sector journalist with a passion on how technology and diversification of the energy mix can be used to address energy sector challenges. Nicholas holds a diploma in Journalism and Communication studies and has been covering energy-related topics including the Internet of Things, distributed energy and digitalisation since 2015.

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