ExxonMobil is examining an alternative construction approach for its stalled Rovuma liquefied natural gas development in Mozambique, with a view to accelerating the project schedule, increasing liquefaction capacity and reducing the security risk to people on the ground in restive Cabo Delgado province.

Driven by surging demand for gas and advances in liquefaction plant construction techniques, the US supermajor is keen to push Rovuma LNG forward, but wants to significantly improve the economics of what was originally a two-train, 15.6