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Beijing Gas eyes Tianjin terminal to ensure supply

Beijing’s main gas distributor is gearing up to build an LNG terminal 150 km from China’s capital to secure gas supplies for the city Beijing’s main gas distributor is gearing up to build an LNG terminal 150 km from China’s capital to secure gas supplies for the city.
By Tang Tian 4 June 2018 Asia Pacific / LNG 0 31127
Gas storage tanks owned by Beijing Gas Group. (Beijing Gas Group)

Beijing Gas Group has become the latest company in China to firm up plans for an LNG terminal. The local government-backed gas distributor is looking to import the fuel directly in response to higher demand and to meet an official call for more storage capacity.

Beijing Gas signed an investment framework agreement last month to build a terminal in the northern Chinese port of Tianjin within the Tianjin Economic-Technological Development Area. The planned facility will eventually have as many as...