Crown Kakinada LNG Terminal

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Crown Kakinada LNG Terminal is a liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal proposed in India.[1]


The terminal is proposed to be located offshore of Kakinada, India.[1]

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Project details

  • Operator:
  • Owner: Crown LNG India AS[2]
  • Parent company: Crown LNG[2]
  • Location: 11 km offshore Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh[2]
  • Coordinates: 16.9524, 82.3869 (approximate)
  • Capacity:
  • Status: Proposed[1]
  • Type: Import[1]
  • Start year: 2025[1]
  • Financing:
  • FID status: Pre-FID (2022)[2]
  • Associated infrastructure:


In June 2021, Crown LNG began to develop an LNG import terminal offshore of Kakinada, India. Crown LNG will build and ensure operations and management of the facility over a 25-year lease period following the completion of construction. The project is planned as a gravity-based structure resting on the seabed. Crown LNG is targeting FID for the end of 2022 and the company expects to begin operations 3 years later.[3]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 "Crown LNG starts on Kakinada LNG terminal offshore India". Offshore Energy. 2021-06-09. Retrieved 2022-06-14.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Wright2021-06-10T12:32:00+01:00, Anthony. "Crown LNG to develop LNG terminal offshore India". gasworld. Retrieved 2022-06-14.
  3. The LNG Industry: GIIGNL Annual Report. GIIGNL. May 2022.

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