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.

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Project Details

  • 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%)[1]
  • Location: Jafrabad, Gujarat, India
  • Coordinates: 20.8667, 71.3667 (approximate)
  • Capacity: 10 mtpa[1]
  • Status: Construction[1]
  • Type: Import[1]
  • Start Year: 2020[1]

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.[2]

The proposal was previously planned for the city of Pipavav, and dates back to 2008.[3]

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.[4]

In November 2020, developers submitting an application to push back construction completion by another year.[1]

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