The Total-led Mozambique LNG project held, last week, through electronic platforms, two seminars with more than 100 Mozambican companies, aimed at sharing business opportunities for 2021 and to train companies in matters of health, safety and the environment, procurement processes and procedures, due diligence, and supplier registration. Representatives of the Ministry of Mineral Resources and Energy (MIREME), National Petroleum Institute (INP), National Hydrocarbon Company (ENH), representatives of the Local Content Group and several Mozambican business associations also participated.
Business opportunities were presented by 4 of the project’s contractors, namely CCS JV, the main consortium contracted for engineering, procurement and construction of the LNG facility (onshore), TechnipFMC and Van Oord, which form the MTV consortium contracted for engineering, procurement, construction and installation of submarine systems (offshore) and Gabriel Couto, contracted for the construction of Afungi Airstrip.
The opportunities presented included, among others, the supply of goods and services in the areas of health and safety at work, construction, maintenance, food, management of camps, transport (road and sea) and electrical and office equipment. Henrique Cossa, Coordinator of the Local Content Multisectoral Group, stressed the importance of this type of seminars, having emphasized the need to make known the requirements for national companies to access the businesses opportunities offered by gas projects, as well as actions aimed at empower and increase the competitiveness of the national companies.
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