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German regas sector poised for lift-off

Germany’s economy minister has announced provisions to favour the construction of LNG facilities, and a new big player has signed up for long-term capacity at Brunsbüttel Germany’s economy minister has announced provisions to favour the construction of LNG facilities, and a new big player has signed up for long-term capacity at Brunsbüttel.
By Silvia Favasuli 13 February 2019 Europe & Russia / LNG 0 33935
German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier (left). (PA)

Germany’s nascent regasification sector is set to take off after the developer of one of the country’s three planned LNG terminals announced the involvement of an unnamed major global player. The German government has also signalled its support for the sector by presenting a new legal framework to encourage construction of import infrastructure.

German LNG – the developer of a terminal in Brunsbüttel in northern Germany – said on Tuesday that it had signed another long-term commercial capacity agreement following the deal signed...