LNG

Lack of pipelines will inhibit India’s new LNG terminals

India prepares for a major boost in its LNG import capacity in Q4 2018 as three terminals are expected to startup in the country India prepares for a major boost in its LNG import capacity in Q4 2018 as three terminals are expected to startup in the country.
By Andrew Walker 14 September 2018 0 32542
The Hazira LNG terminal in Gujarat, India The Hazira LNG terminal in Gujarat, India. (Hazira LNG and port)

India is on track to increase its LNG import capacity by 50% as three terminals are expected to start up by the end of the year. However, slow progress on pipeline infrastructure will limit the amount of cargoes the country will be able to import.

The Ennore LNG terminal in Tamil Nadu will be the first to be built on the country’s east coast. It is expected online by the end of the year, but is expected to operate at only a fraction of its 5...