Haldia LNG Terminal

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Haldia LNG Terminal was an LNG terminal under development in West Bengal, India. There have been no development updates since 2019 and the project is presumed to be shelved.

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Project Details

  • Owner: Essar Ports
  • Parent: Essar Group
  • Location: Haldia dock, Kolkata port, West Bengal, India
  • Coordinates: 22.033333, 88.1 (approximate)
  • Capacity:1.0 mtpa, 0.14 bcfd
  • Status: Shelved
  • Type: Import
  • Start Year: projected 2019

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

Background

Haldia LNG Terminal is an LNG terminal under development in West Bengal, India.[1]

In 2017, Essar Ports, part of the Essar Group, won the bid to build a future LNG regasification terminal in Haldia with a 1.0 mtpa receiving capacity. The Haldia LNG Terminal is expected to be completed in two years, or 2019.[2]

In January 2019 it was reported that construction would begin in June 2019 and be complete by the end of 2020, at a cost of 1,500 crore ($277 million).[3] However, there have been no development updates since then and the project is presumed to be shelved.

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References

  1. Haldia LNG Terminal, GIIGNL, accessed April 2017
  2. India’s Growing LNG Demand Leads To New Terminal Deal, Hart Energy, Tara Chand Malhotra, April 2017
  3. Stage set for Bengal's 1st LNG terminal, Telegraph of India, Jan. 10, 2019

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