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Qatargas delivers Mundra LNG terminal commissioning cargo

The world’s largest liquefied natural gas producer Qatargas has delivered the commissioning cargo to the Mundra LNG terminal, located on the west coast of India. 

The cargo was loaded in Ras Laffan on 17 January 2020 on the Q-Flex LNG vessel, Murwab, with an overall cargo carrying capacity of 216,000 cubic meters.

It arrived at Mundra terminal on 22 January 2020, the company said in its statement.

Mundra is the second LNG terminal that Qatargas helped commission in India within the past year. It followed an earlier commissioning cargo that was delivered by the company to the Ennore LNG receiving terminal, near the southern Indian city of Chennai, in February 2019.

The Mundra terminal is located in Adani Ports and Special Economic zone in the Kutch district of the western Indian state of Gujarat.

The facility has been developed by the Adani Group and Gujarat State Petroleum Corp and has a nominal capacity is five million tonnes of LNG per annum (Mtpa), and it can receive vessels with a capacity between 75,000 cubic meters and 260,000 cubic meters. The terminal comprises two storage tanks – each with an overall capacity of 160,000 cubic meters.