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FLNG still an option for Indonesia’s Abadi field

The Indonesian government may reconsider FLNG as an option for the Abadi gas field as progress on the planned onshore development has been slow The Indonesian government may reconsider FLNG as an option for the Abadi gas field as progress on the planned onshore development has been slow.
By Damon Evans 9 May 2019 Asia Pacific / LNG 0 34197
Indonesian President Joko Widodo at an election rally in April 2019. (PA)

The key issue: The stalemate between investors and the Indonesian government over the planned Abadi onshore LNG plant has triggered speculation that the project may be developed as an FLNG platform instead.

Interfax analysis: The slow progress being made on an onshore LNG facility designed to exploit Indonesia’s Abadi gas field may lead to it being developed as an FLNG project instead. This would be despite the partners in the Masela block – which contains the 360 billion cubic metre Abadi field – having been...