Krishna Godavari LNG Terminal

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Krishna Godavari LNG Terminal is a cancelled LNG terminal in Andhra Pradesh, India. As of March 2021, there have been no development updates and the project is presumed to be cancelled.

Location

The undated satellite photo below shows the Kakinada deepwater port in Andhra Pradesh, where the terminal would be built.

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Project Details

  • Owner: Krishna Godavari LNG Terminal
  • Parent: VGS Group
  • Location: Kakinada deepwater port, Andhra Pradesh, India
  • Coordinates: 16.975, 82.279 (exact)
  • Capacity: 7.2 mtpa, 1.03 bcfd
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Type: Import
  • Start Year:

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

Background

VGS Group, an Indo-American company, owns Krishna Godavari LNG.[1]

In July 2016, the State Ennergy, Infrastructure and Investment Department issued orders to begin developing the project.[2]

The terminal aimed to import up to 3.6 mta using a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU).[3]

As of March 2021, there have been no development updates and the project is presumed to be cancelled.

Articles and resources

References

  1. "India: East Coast LNG Import Terminal on Fast Track," LNG World News, July 22, 2013.
  2. Krishna Godavari floating LNG terminal gets in-principle nod, Hindu Business Line, Aug. 1, 2016
  3. Karen Thomas, "Quenching the Indian subcontinent’s thirst for LNG," LNG World Shipping, June 26, 2017.

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