BPCL Mangalore LNG Terminal

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BPCL Mangalore LNG Terminal was an LNG terminal under development in Karnataka, India. The project was cancelled in 2015.[1]


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Project Details

  • Owner:
  • Parent: New Mangalore Port Trust (NMPT), Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL)
  • Location: Mangalore, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
  • Coordinates: 12.9331432, 74.8163583 (exact)
  • Capacity: 5 mtpa
  • Status: Cancelled[1]
  • Type: Import
  • Start Year:

Note: mtpa = million tonnes per year; bcfd = billion cubic feet per day


BPCL Mangalore LNG Terminal is an LNG terminal under development in Karnataka, India.[2]

Feasibility studies for the BPCL Mangalore LNG Terminal began in 2013 with plans for an initial receiving capacity of 2-3 mtpa, with an eventual capacity of 5 mtpa. The initial goal was to bring LNG to the area to replace the use of heavier fuels such as naphtha in industrial uses.[3]

In October 2015, Bharat Petroleum scrapped plans to develop the terminal.[1]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Bharat Petroleum scraps proposed Mangalore LNG import terminal". Riviera. Retrieved 2022-06-15.
  2. Mangalore LNG Terminal, Anil Kumar Sastry, The Hindu Times, September 2016
  3. MRPL plans to set up LNG Terminal at Mangalore port, The Times of India, October 2015

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