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Zhejiang aims to be LNG gateway for China

East China’s Zhejiang province has called for three LNG projects with a combined capacity of 14.0 mtpa to be up and running in Zhoushan by 2025 East China’s Zhejiang province has called for three LNG projects with a combined capacity of 14.0 mtpa to be up and running in Zhoushan by 2025
By Tang Tian 17 October 2019 Asia Pacific / LNG 0 34688
An LNG carrier berthed at the Ningbo LNG terminal. (CNOOC)

The key issue: Zhejiang province in eastern China has unveiled ambitious plans to turn the Zhoushan archipelago into an LNG hub as it looks to establish a foothold in distributing the fuel upriver into emerging hinterland markets.

Interfax analysis: A newly released plan from Zhejiang’s provincial government has pinpointed Zhoushan – a group of more than 1,300 islands off China’s east coast – as a prime location for developing a large-scale LNG receiving and distribution hub to serve the Yangtze River Delta...