Chhara LNG Terminal

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Chhara LNG Terminal is a proposed LNG terminal in Chhara, Gujarat state, India.

Location

Satellite photography from Planet shows the terminal under construction between November 2019 and April 2020.

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Project Details

  • Owner: HPCL Shapoorji Energy Ltd (a joint venture between state-run oil refiner Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited and SP Infra)[1]
  • Location: Chhara, Gujarat, India[1]
  • Coordinates: 20.721240, 70.749983 (exact)
  • Type: Import[1]
  • Capacity: 5 mtpa[2]
  • Status: Construction[3]
  • Start Year: 2022[3]

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

Background

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.[1]

In July 2019 a contract to build the terminal was awarded to Toyo Engineering Corporation.[4] Construction reportedly began in August 2019.[3]

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