Minister Pradhan discusses LNG projects with Sri Lankan counterpart
Indian minister of petroleum and natural gas, Dharmendra Pradhan met with his Sri Lankan counterpart Chandima Weerakkody, discussing natural gas cooperation between the two countries.
In a statement following the meeting, Pradhan said the ministry of petroleum and natural gas offered to work with the government of Sri Lanka in developing the gas infrastructure in the country.
According to Pradhan, the Indian companies had engaged a reputed consultant for assessing LNG demand and are developing related infrastructure in Sri Lanka.
He added that Petronet LNG proposed to set up a 1 mtpa floating terminal LNG terminal at Kerawalapitiya, near Colombo. The facility would provide gas for a gas-fired power plant.
The floating LNG facility is part of Petronet’s reported plans to invest up to US$3 billion in projects abroad.
LNG World News Staff