Exploration & Production

Equatorial Guinea diversifies gas supplies for EGLNG

The government intends to use gas from the offshore Alen field to supply the Punta Europa LNG plant The government intends to use gas from the offshore Alen field to supply the Punta Europa LNG plant.
By Verity Ratcliffe 16 May 2018 0 30873
Energy minister Gabriel Obiang Lima Gabriel Obiang Lima, Equatorial Guinea’s energy minister. (Africa Oil and Power)

Equatorial Guinea has signed an agreement for a new source of gas supply to the Punta Europa LNG plant in a bid to maintain production levels. 

The Ministry of Mines, Energy and Industry signed a heads of agreement last week establishing a framework to receive gas from the offshore Alen field, which lies in blocks O and I, and transport it to the LNG plant, which is located on Bioko Island. 

Noble holds 45% of Alen, alongside Equatorial Guinea’s NOC GEPetrol...