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Golar targets small-scale LNG for spare Nanook capacity

The company’s Nanook FSRU will supply gas to Brazil’s Sergipe power project, but its excess capacity could be used by trucking fleets or small power plants The company’s Nanook FSRU will supply gas to Brazil’s Sergipe power project, but its excess capacity could be used by trucking fleets or small power plants.
By Andrew Walker 8 November 2018 0 33217
The Golar Spirit FSRU The Golar Spirit moored in Brazil. (Golar LNG)

Golar is looking at small-scale sources of LNG demand in Brazil to increase the utilisation of its Nanook FSRU, company Chief Executive Iain Ross said in an earnings call on Tuesday.

The Nanook is Golar’s eighth FSRU and was delivered by the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in South Korea in September. It is now on its way to Sergipe in northeastern Brazil, where it will be moored in preparation for supplying a 1.5 GW power project being built at the site. However, the plant will use...