India: Petronet commissions regasification facilities at expanded Dahej LNG terminal
India’s largest importer of liquefied natural gas, Petronet LNG, said that the newly built regasification facilities under the Dahej LNG terminal’s expansion project have been commissioned and are under stabilization.
According to the company’s filing to the stock exchange, additional gas send-out from the Dahej LNG terminal, that Petronet is expanding from 10 mtpa to 15 mtpa, has commenced.
The remaining part of the expansion project, the two LNG storage tanks are “likely to be completed by October 2016”, the company said.
Earlier in May, Petronet LNG informed the activity at the Dahej LNG terminal picked up over the financial year ended March 2016.
The terminal’s capacity utilization reached 111 percent as output rose through increased spot and re-gas LNG cargoes.