LNG

Total’s Ivory Coast FSRU delayed until 2020

A dispute over pricing has pushed back startup for the terminal project, one of several in West Africa that appears to be struggling A dispute over pricing has pushed back startup for the terminal project, one of several in West Africa that appears to be struggling.
By Felix Janvrin 5 July 2018 0 31613
The Azito power plant near Abidjan in Ivory Coast. (USAID)

A consortium led by Total is still waiting to reach an FID on its Ivory Coast LNG terminal project more than two years after an initial deal was signed with the government. The facility was originally due to be operational by the middle of this year, but it has become mired in wrangling with the Ivorian energy ministry over the price of the LNG and is now anticipated to come online in 2020 at the earliest, sources have told Interfax Natural Gas Daily.

The $100 million...