Golar LNG and BP have agreed an 11-month extension on the delivery date of an LNG carrier that is under conversion into a floating LNG production unit for the Tortue LNG project in West Africa.

Tor Olav Troim-led Golar said its subsidiary Gimi MS Corp and the energy major's BP Mauritania Investments have confirmed a revised schedule for a target connection date for the FLNG unit Gimi.