Dhamra LNG eyeing completion in July 2022

Dhamra liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in eastern India is targeting a completion date around July 2022.

Dhamra LNG eyeing completion in July 2022
Courtesy of Adani Total

The project, a joint venture between Indian multinational conglomerate Adani Group and the French energy major Total, is located on the eastern coast of India, within the Dhamra port.

In a brief update through its social media channels, Total Gas Solution, a unit of Total, noted that as of December the terminal is over 70 per cent complete.

The project partner noted that the construction, that started in 2018, is targeting completion around July next year.

Designed for an initial capacity of 5 million tonnes per annum (mtpa), expandable up to 10 mtpa, the Dhamra LNG import and regasification terminal will initially have two full containment type tanks of 180,000 cubic meters capacity each.

As part of its construction operations, the project recently raised the dome roofs on each of its two LNG storage tanks.

Each unit weighing around 850 tonnes have been airlifted to their position before being fully fitted and welded in place.

Once completed, Dhamra LNG will be the second LNG terminal in operation on India’s east coast, and the country’s seventh LNG terminal.

The facility’s jetty will be capable of handling LNG carriers from 70,000 to 265,000 cubic meters capacity. It will also offer breakbulk services, enabling reloading of LNG to smaller vessels for further distribution, and include an LNG truck loading facility.