Ghana launches floating LNG feasibility study tender

Ghana is looking to import LNG by as early as 2013 and has launched a tender for a floating storage and re-gasification unit feasibility study.
By Leigh Elston 1 September 2011 0 835

Ghana is looking to import LNG by as early as 2013 and has launched a tender for a floating storage and re-gasification unit feasibility study. The study will be funded by a $691,000 grant from the United States’ Trade and Development Agency, which means only US companies will be eligible to bid for the contract.

Ghana has domestic gas reserves and imports gas from Nigeria, but a growing shortfall is expected by 2020, a spokesperson for the state-owned Oil Storage and Transmission Company, which will oversee...

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