Total signed on 31 May 2014 a 10-year LNG sale and purchase agreement with Pavilion Gas, a subsidiary of Pavilion Energy, for the supply of 0.7 million tonnes per year of liquefied natural gas to Asia, including Singapore, starting in 2018. In addition, several LNG cargoes will be supplied prior to 2018. This LNG will be sourced from Total’s global LNG Portfolio.
“Total is delighted to build a key commercial relationship with Pavilion Gas”, said Philippe Sauquet, President Gas and Power, Total. “This long term sales agreement to deliver LNG to Asia, including Singapore, reinforces our strategy to expand LNG trade in this region and thus to meet the growing energy demand of this market.”
"Pavilion Gas values this partnership with Total. This is an important development for Pavilion Gas as a regional LNG player in meeting the growing energy needs in Asia. This deal with Total strengthens Pavilion Gas' LNG supply portfolio as it provides supply diversification from global LNG sources." said Seah Moon Ming, Chief Executive Officer, Pavilion Energy and Pavilion Gas.
Total, a world leader in LNG
Total is a world leader in LNG, with solid and diversified positions along the entire value chain and 12.3 million tons of LNG produced in 2013.
Total is active in most of the major LNG producing regions as well as in the main LNG markets and continues to develop LNG as a key component of its growth strategy. The Group is involved in LNG plants in Indonesia, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Angola, Australia and Russia.
The Group has also secured the purchase of LNG from the Sabine Pass liquefaction plant under construction in the US and long-term access to re gasification capacities located in key LNG markets.
Total is expanding its trading, marketing and logistics businesses to offer its natural gas and LNG production directly to customers. This LNG portfolio allows Total to supply its main customers worldwide with gas, while retaining enough flexibility to adapt to demand variations and to seize market opportunities.
Pavilion Energy is a Temasek portfolio company based in Singapore. The company is focused on the global LNG supply chain to provide clean energy to support economic growth and contribute to a sustainable future in the region, with a vision to be established as a preferred regional LNG player in Asia. Pavilion Energy has incorporated Pavilion Gas as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Pavilion Energy, to manage gas operations in Singapore. It is also investing in the distribution and trading of LNG in the region.