Bechtel Awarded FEED Contract for a New LNG Project in Mozambique

      Bechtel Awarded FEED Contract for a New LNG Project in Mozambique

Award Builds on Company's Extensive Experience in LNG Delivery

PR Newswire

HOUSTON, Jan. 18, 2013

HOUSTON, Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bechtel has been selected by
AnadarkoMocambique Area 1, Limitada to perform a front end engineering and
design (FEED) for a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility in the Republic
of Mozambique. This is the first LNG project in the country.

"The Mozambique LNG FEED award builds on Bechtel's extensive experience in LNG
and in Africa, where we have worked for more than 50 years," said Jack
Futcher, president of Bechtel's Oil, Gas and Chemicals business unit. "We are
excited by the prospect of working with Anadarko and its partners to develop a
world-class facility that will bring jobs and economic development to

The FEED is for the initial phase of the onshore LNG facility that will be
built in the Cabo Delgado province in the northeast of the country. Bechtel
will develop a design for a multi-train liquefaction plant with a nominal
train capacity of five million metric tonnes per annum (MMTPA) of LNG, and an
overall LNG park plan that will allow for future expansion of the facility to
approximately 50 MMTPA. First commercial LNG sales from the facility are
planned for 2018. 

Bechtel is a global leader in the LNG industry, having successfully delivered
28 LNG trains in nine countries, including Trinidad, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea,
and Australia. In addition, through the Global LNG Collaboration with
ConocoPhillips, Bechtel is currently building four LNG facilities in Australia
and an export facility in the United States.

About Bechtel:

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and
construction companies in the world. We stand apart for our ability to get the
job done right—no matter how big, how complex, or how remote. Bechtel operates
through five global business units that specialize in civil infrastructure;
power generation, communications, and transmission; mining and metals; oil,
gas, and chemicals; and government services. Since its founding in 1898,
Bechtel has worked on more than 22,000 projects in 140 countries on all seven
continents. Today, our 53,000 employees team with customers, partners, and
suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 50 countries. For more information
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