Golar LNG has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Schlumberger to co-operate on the global development of greenfield, brownfield and stranded gas reserves.
Under the Memorandum, Golar and Schlumberger have agreed to jointly market gas monetization solutions to owners, investors and governments.
As a result, Golar will contribute the floating LNG assets and technology while Schlumberger, via its special project management division, will provide upstream development knowledge, resources and capital.
“This is a ground breaking agreement that will provide resource holders with a completely integrated package both reducing risk and securing financing for gas projects. The main aim of the venture is to accelerated the time it takes to bring proven gas reserves into production,” Golar said.
The duo has already initiated their activities and expect to announce the first project within the next two months.