Edison to boost Italian small-scale LNG position

Italy’s Edison aims to cover 25% of the country’s LNG market by 2030 through the construction of coastal storage and bunkering facilities
By Silvia Favasuli 7 March 2017
Artist’s impression of the proposed LNG and storage site in Ravenna, Italy. (PIR Group)

Edison is looking to bolster its position in Italy’s small-scale LNG market by building a storage and bunkering facility on the country’s northeastern coast.

After requesting government approval in 2015 to develop a 10 thousand cubic metre (Mcm) LNG storage site at Oristano, Sardinia, Edison is now looking to build a 20 Mcm facility in the harbour of Ravenna in the Emilia-Romagna region of northern Italy. The company plans to bring the facility online by 2020.

The project is the first planned on Italy’s Adriatic coast and...

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