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Eni and Snam jeopardising Sardinia’s small-scale LNG

Plans by the companies to invest in LNG and gas infrastructure have the potential to derail the island’s small-scale LNG projects Plans by the companies to invest in LNG and gas infrastructure have the potential to derail the island’s small-scale LNG projects.
By Silvia Favasuli 10 April 2018 0 30347
The city of Porto Torres on Sardinia. Porto Torres in Sardinia. (peterhbgr/Flickr)

Plans by Eni and Snam to invest in LNG and gas infrastructure in Sardinia have caused confusion for private investors interested in building small-scale terminals on the island, who may now have to cancel or resize their plans. 

The local government of Sardinia said in March that Eni planned to install an FSU off the north coast of the island near Porto Torres, where the Italian company owns a petrochemical plant. Sources say the vessel would have a processing capacity of 900 million cubic metres per...