Chhara LNG Terminal
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Chhara LNG Terminal is a proposed LNG terminal in Chhara, Gujarat state, India.
Satellite photography from Planet shows the terminal under construction between November 2019 and April 2020.
- Owner: HPCL Shapoorji Energy Ltd (a joint venture between state-run oil refiner Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited and SP Infra)
- Location: Chhara, Gujarat, India
- Coordinates: 20.721240, 70.749983 (exact)
- Type: Import
- Capacity: 5 mtpa
- Status: Construction
- Start Year: 2022
Note: mtpa = million tonnes per year; bcfd = billion cubic feet per day
The terminal is a part of a larger project in agreement with the Gujarat Maritime Board to develop a greenfield port in Chhara, Gir Somnath district, Gujarat, India. HPCL Shapoorji Energy Ltd, a joint venture between state-run oil refiner Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) and SP Infra, will develop the LNG regasification terminal with an initial capacity of 5 mtpa. The capacity of the LNG terminal can be expanded to 10 mtpa.
Articles and resources
- P. Manoj, Shapoorji Pallonji Group bids for LNG regasification terminal project at Mumbai port The Hindu Business Line, January 09, 2018
- World LNG Report, IGU, 2020
- Work commences on LNG storage and re-gasification unit at Chhara, Projects Today, Aug. 26, 2019
- Toyo Engineering wins Chhara LNG terminal job, LNG World News, Jul. 12, 2019