Dahej LNG Terminal

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Dahej LNG Terminal is an LNG terminal in Gujarat, India.

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Project Details

  • Owner: Petronet LNG Limited
  • Location: Dahej, Gujarat, India
  • Coordinates: 21.6746, 72.536 (exact)
  • Capacity: 15 mtpa, 2.15 bcfd
  • Status: Operating
  • Type: Import
  • Start Year: 2004

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

Background

Dahej LNG Terminal is an LNG terminal in Gujarat, India.[1]

The terminal was India’s first LNG terminal and regasification facility. It was originally commissioned in 2004 with two 148,000 cubic meter storage tanks and an initial 5 mtpa receiving capacity. The first expansion of the project included two additional storage tanks and increasing the receiving capacity to 10 mtpa, which was completed in 2009.[2]

Phase 3 of construction, commissioned in 2016, added two additional storage tanks and increased the receiving capacity from 10 mtpa to 15 mtpa.

Expansion Project Details

  • Owner: Petronet LNG Limited
  • Location: Dahej, Gujarat, India
  • Coordinates: 21.6746, 72.536 (exact)
  • Capacity: 2.5 mtpa
  • Status: Operating
  • Type: Import
  • Start Year: 2019

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

Expansion Background

In 2016, the terminal began construction on facilities to receive an additional 2.5 mtpa.[3]

In December 2018 Petronet announced that it would invest ₹ 2,100 crore ($316 million) to expand its terminal capacity in Dahej, Gujarat, from 15 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) to 20MTPA in the next two or three years.[4] The expansion was commissioned in June 2019.[5]

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References

  1. Dahej LNG Terminal, GEO, accessed April 2017
  2. Dahej Liquefied Natural Gas Terminal Expansion Project, ADB, November 2012
  3. Ashutosh R Shyam, The Economic Times, November 2016
  4. Petronet LNG to invest ₹2,100 crore at Dahej terminal, Live Mint, Dec. 25, 2018
  5. Petronet completes Dahej LNG terminal capacity expansion, LNG World News, Jun. 11, 2019

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