Jafrabad FLNG Terminal
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Jafrabad FLNG Terminal is a proposed LNG terminal in Gujarat, India.
The terminal is planned for the city of Jafrabad in the state of Gujarat.
- Owner: Swan Energy Limited (32.12%), Indian Farmers Fertilizers Cooperative (IFFCO) Limited (30.87%), Mitsui Group (11%), Gujarat Maritime Board with (15%), and Gujarat State Petronet Ltd (11%)
- Location: Jafrabad, Gujarat, India
- Coordinates: 20.8667, 71.3667 (approximate)
- Capacity: 10 mtpa
- Status: Construction
- Type: Import
- Start Year: 2020
Note: mtpa = million tonnes per year; bcfd = billion cubic feet per day
Approved in 2016, the Jafrabad FLNG will consist of a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) in Jafrabad, Gujarat. The 5 mtpa capacity is planned to be commissioned in 2019 and a future FSRU will expand the terminal to 10 mtpa.
The proposal was previously planned for the city of Pipavav, and dates back to 2008.
In September 2020, the 180,000 m3 FSRU Vasant 1 was completed at Korea’s Hyundai shipyard and will be provided by MOL for the 5 MTPA LNG terminal at Jafrabad port in Gujarat. Besides the FSRU, the project, led by Swan Energy Ltd., will also include an FSU.
In November 2020, developers submitting an application to push back construction completion by another year.
Articles and resources
- Maulik PathakSwan Energy acquires India’s first FSRU, to commission Jafra, The Times of India, November 4, 2020
- Swan Energy gets nod for Rs 5,600-crore floating LNG terminal, The Economic Times, December 2016
- Pipavav Floating Terminal, A Barrel Full, accessed April 2017
- GIIGNL 2021 Annual Report, accessed May 5, 2021