Poland receives first LNG cargo of 2017
Polish LNG receiving terminal in Swinoujscie, named President Lech Kaczyński, has over the weekend received its first cargo of 2017.
It was the 11th cargo to the Polish terminal since the first delivery in December 2015. So far the terminal has received over 2 million cubic meters of LNG, Gaz-System, the Polish gas transmission system operator sad in its statement.
The first cargo of 2017 with a volume of about 210,000 cubic meters was delivered aboard the Al Huwaila LNG carrier.
Gaz-System noted that another cargo is expected at the terminal next month.
The LNG terminal in Swinoujście is designed to receive, regasify and supply of up to 5 billion cubic meters of natural gas per year to Polish transmission grid. There are plans on doubling the terminal’s capacity as well as adding LNG bunkering infrastructure.
Polskie Górnictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo (PGNiG), Polish oil and gas company, serving as an intermediary for the purposes of LNG supplies to the terminal has a 20-year contract in place with Qatargas.
LNG World News Staff