LNG

China revives interest in Myanmar LNG terminal

Growing domestic demand for Myanmar’s gas output could be behind Chinese interest in building an LNG terminal in the country Growing domestic demand for Myanmar’s gas output could be behind Chinese interest in building an LNG terminal in the country.
By Colin Shek and Tang Tian 24 January 2018 0 29237
Offloading oil at Made island port, Myanmar, to supply the China-Myanmar oil pipeline. Offloading oil at Made island port, Myanmar, to supply the China-Myanmar oil pipeline. (PA)

China’s renewed interest in building an LNG terminal offshore western Myanmar could be aimed at shoring up stuttering supply for southern China amid growing demand for gas in Myanmar, analysts have told Interfax Natural Gas Daily.

State-owned China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC) is looking into building a terminal on Made island off the west coast of Myanmar as an additional source of gas for the China-Myanmar pipeline, which starts on the nearby Ramree island, Chinese media reported earlier this month.

Tony Regan, managing director at...

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