PFLNG SATU reaches Kanowit gas field offshore Malaysia

July 5, 2016

Dateline 2016-06-08, Offshore:

Petronas’ first floating LNG vessel, PFLNG SATU, has reached the Kanowit gas fieldoffshore Malaysia, the company posted on social media.

The vessel set sail from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. Ltd. shipyard in Okpo, South Korea, to the Kanowit gas field, 180 km (112 mi) offshore Sarawak on May 14.

“After [a] 2,120 nautical mi (2,439 mi /3,925 km) journey to ‪Malaysia, on the 30 May 2016, the ‪‎PFLNG 1 has finally reached its destination,” Petronas posted.

The vessel measures 365 m (1,198 ft) in length, 60 m (197 ft) in width, and 33 m (108 ft) in height. It is designed to operate in water depths between 70 m and 200 m (230 ft and 656 ft) and has a processing capacity of 1.2 million metric tons of LNG per year.

PETRONAS Names PFLNG SATU in Ceremony at DSME’s Okpo Yard in South Korea

April 28, 2016

Dateline 2016-03-07, Rigzone:

Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS) announced Monday that the company’s first floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility officially received its name, marking another milestone for Malaysia’s national oil and gas corporation in the global LNG business arena on March 4.

The PFLNG SATU was named at a ceremony held by PETRONAS, together with its strategic partners Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. Ltd. (DSME) and Technip, at the DSME shipyard here in Okpo, South Korea.

PETRONAS’ President and Group CEO, Wan Zulkiflee Wan Ariffin said that the floating LNG facility signified a breakthrough achievement not only for the company but also for Malaysia.