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WFW Asia Practice advises Golar LNG Energy Limited on Indonesia’s first FSRU

9 May 2012

The Singapore office of Watson, Farley & Williams LLP (“WFW”), a leading international law firm, is pleased to announce that it has advised Golar LNG Energy Limited (“Golar”) in relation to Indonesia’s first floating offshore regasification unit (“FSRU”) now known as “Nusantara Regas Satu” (formerly known as the “Khannur”).

This is also the first floating regasification facility in South East Asia.

The FSRU, which is chartered to PT Nusantara Regas which is a joint venture between Pertamina and Perusahaan Gas Negara;

a has a capacity of 500-million-cubic-feet-per-day;
b is to be moored at the Jakarta Bay and connected to a
15-kilometre purpose-built pipeline which in turn
transports gas to onshore gas fired power stations in
Maura Karang and Tanjung Priok; and
c is Indonesian-flagged and is wholly-owned by an
Indonesian entity, in compliance with Indonesian
cabotage requirements.

WFW advised Golar on the establishment of the Indonesian corporate and ownership structures as well as the transfer of FSRU to the Indonesian entity.

The WFW Singapore team consisted of partner Chris Lowe and senior associate Ivan Chia. Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners acted as Indonesian counsel.

Chris Lowe comments: “We are delighted to have been involved on this project which marks SE Asia’s first floating regasification facility.”