Exploration & Production

Sharjah on tight schedule to start up FSRU by 2020

Sharjah will need to find other options to meet its gas demand if its timeline for bringing its FSRU online slips Sharjah will need to find other options to meet its gas demand if its timeline for bringing its FSRU online slips.
By Verity Ratcliffe 15 August 2018 0 32156
Sharjah's port of Hamriyah. The port of Hamriyah in Sharjah. (Sharjah Ports)

A tight timeline for Sharjah’s new FSRU may mean the emirate will need to source alternative supplies beyond the project’s planned startup date. Sharjah was forced to delay the installation schedule for its FSRU from early 2019 to 2020 after it decided to relocate the vessel from inside the port of Hamriyah to outside of it in November last year. Sharjah National Oil Corp. (SNOC) said the reason for the move was congestion at the port. 

At the time, SNOC...