India expands east coast LNG capacity

Indian Oil Corp. has started building an LNG terminal at Ennore on the east coast of India, as part of a wider effort to boost LNG import capacity in the country Indian Oil Corp. has started building an LNG terminal at Ennore on the east coast of India, as part of a wider effort to boost LNG import capacity in the country.
By Andrew Walker 8 September 2015 0 17414
Hazira LNG terminal, Gujarat. (Hazira LNG and Port)

Construction work has started on a second LNG terminal on India’s east coast, which is set to meet growing demand for gas in the region.

Initial ground-clearing work started at the Ennore LNG terminal in Tamil Nadu last month, according to an announcement by Indian Oil Corp.’s (IOC’s) Chairman Ashok Balasubramanian.

Ennore is IOC’s first independent LNG import project, although it holds stakes in the Dahej and Kochi terminals through Petronet LNG. The company is seeking a partner to take a 50% share.

Despite the lack of...

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