According to the latest Reuters report, an international consortium led by the France's Total SA plans to start construction of a LNG terminal in Cote d'Ivoire by mid-2017.
The project cost is estimated at €120 million – 130 million.
The terminal's starting annual capacity is estimated at 36 million Btu with a possibility to increase it to 100 million Btu.
First natural gas supplies to the terminal were planned from mid-2018.
Azeri state energy company SOCAR acquired a 26% stake in Ivory Coast LNG, an international consortium with Total, Shell, Golar, Endeavor Energy and Cote d'Ivoire state companies Petroci and CI Energies in November 2016.
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