A US$20-billion liquefied natural gas (LNG) project led by France’s Total in Mozambique is beyond the reach of Islamic state-aligned insurgents who started last week a coordinated attack near the area of the project, a spokesman for the Mozambique army said on Thursday. “It is protected… at no time was its integrity at stake,” Mozambique army spokesman Chongo Vidigal told Radio Mozambique, as carried by Reuters . The Total-led Mozambique LNG Project , for which the US$20-billion Final Investment Decision (FDI) was taken in 2019, is on track to deliver LNG in 2024, Total says. The project site is close to the town of Palma in the Cabo Delgado province, where Islamic State-affiliated militants have been active for a few years now. Total signed a pact in August last year with the government of Mozambique to bolster security for its LNG project. Last week, Total said the Mozambique LNG […]