HAMILTON, BERMUDA--(Marketwire - Jan 30, 2013) - Golar LNG Limited ("Golar" or the
"Company") announced today that it has entered into an agreement to sell
the company that owns and operates the LNG Carrier Golar Maria, together
with its time-charter, to Golar LNG Partners L.P. ("Golar LNG Partners")
for a price of USD215 million. The transaction is subject to the
satisfaction of certain closing conditions.
The Company expects to reinvest a significant part of the net proceeds
received from the sale in its newbuilding program and other capital
This is the fourth vessel acquisition facilitated by Golar's corporate
structure since Golar LNG Partners' IPO, proving again the efficiency of
the structure when it comes to the monetization of long term contracts that
simultaneously grow Golar LNG Partners.
This information is subject of the disclosure requirements acc. to P. 5-12
vphl (Norwegian Securities Trading Act)
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