The Tangguh project in Indonesia, for production and export of LNG, is managed by the international consortium The Tangguh Production Sharing Contractors (TPSC). It is operated by affiliate companies of the British oil & gas corporation BP.
LNG exports began in 2009. The designated annual output of extracted gas is 7.6 million tonnes, which is exported to China, the Republic of Korea and Mexico, as well as shipped to the northern regions of Indonesia.
SCF Group, in partnership with the companies NYK Line (Japan) and Samudera Shipping Services (Indonesia) operate two LNG carriers constructed by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. Ltd (Republic of Korea), whose membrane tanks each have a capacity of 145,700 cubic metres. The vessels transport LNG under the terms of long-term time charters signed with TPSC.