Oman LNG seals supply deal with BP

State-owned producer Oman LNG has signed a deal to supply liquefied natural gas to UK-based energy giant BP.

Oman LNG announced the signing of the sales and purchase agreement on Tuesday.

Under the SPA, Oman LNG will supply 1 million metric tonnes per year of LNG to BP for a period of nine years starting in 2026, it said.

The LNG producer did not provide any additional information.

Oman LNG, in which the government of Oman hold 51 percent recently signed shareholding deals with international companies, including Shell and TotalEnergies.

Based on these agreements, Oman LNG’s shareholding structure will continue with Oman Investment Authority, Shell, TotalEnergies, Korea LNG, Mitsui & Co., Mitsubishi, PTTEP, and Itochu.

These agreements followed Oman LNG’s large marketing campaign aimed at renewing all of its contracts post 2024.

In August, Oman LNG signed deals to supply LNG to OQ Trading and Shell, completing the campaign with a total volumes of 10.4 mtpa.

Following the signing of the deals, Shell will become Oman LNG’s largest off-taker post 2024 and will purchase up to 1.6 mtpa from Oman LNG from 2025 to 2034.

Besides these contracts, Oman LNG signed a deal with German gas importer Securing Energy for Europe (SEFE) and a deal earlier this year with China’s Unipec, a unit of state-owned energy giant Sinopec.

Oman LNG also signed term sheets with Turkey’s Botas and its shareholders TotalEnergies and PTT.

In addition, Oman LNG signed key term sheets in December to supply LNG to Japan’s Jera, Mitsui, and Itochu.

The firm operates three LNG trains in Qalhat with a nameplate capacity of 10.4 mtpa sourcing gas from the central Oman gas field complex.

Due to debottlenecking, the company’s complex now has a production capacity of around 11.4 mtpa.

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