Mozambique LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) development was recently approved. It is a huge game-changer for the local Engineering and Construction industry in Mozambique. In terms of capital value the development is currently reported at over $120Bn in terms of Capex. This excludes downstream plant opportunities. These include such as gas to power, gas to liquids, fertilizer and LNG bunkering opportunities. It is situated on the Afungi peninsula in Cabo Delgado province.
ECS Associates Involvement:
We currently provide consulting services to a number of companies who are actively chasing opportunities in this space such as CCQ https://www.ecs.co.za/2019/10/08/ecs-associates-assists-ccq-international/ . ECS currently work in Mozambique in the LNG gas space. We have significant experience in the areas of project development, contract management and planning. Plus risk management and dispute resolution.
In addition, ECS Associates provides experienced technical resources. These can be integrated within customer teams to complement capacity and capability. This ensures that objective deliverables are achieved. Our leadership has been involved in the majority of mega-projects executed in Mozambique over the last 25 years, including Mozal 1 & 2, Moma Sanda 1 & 2, Vale Tete 1 & 2 and a range of other smaller projects in the Power, Mining and Oil & Gas sectors.
The benefit of Mozambique LNG development:
The Mozambique LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) opportunity will empower the country from an economic and social perspective. Creating jobs and sourcing products locally. ECS Associates are committed to assisting with training and development of the new jobs that will be created in Mozambique and other services as required. The development is also great news for the local South African Engineering and Construction industry, which has seen negative growth over the last few years. Civil, Mechanical and Electrical engineering and contracting companies will be eyeing the development in the hope of securing project work.
If managed correctly, Mozambique LNG has the capacity to develop the region into a global gas and industrial powerhouse.