Consortium formed for Pakistan LNG project

Consortium formed for Pakistan LNG project

Höegh LNG, Qatar Petroleum, Total, Mitsubishi, and ExxonMobil have together announced their commitment to develop a liquefied natural gas import project in Pakistan in collaboration with Global Energy Infrastructure Limited (GEIL).

The consortium will seek to develop a project that includes a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU), a jetty and a pipeline to shore to provide natural gas supply to Pakistan. The FSRU will have a minimum regasification capacity of 750m cubic feet per day by 2018.

“This consortium will bring together partners with a proven track record of industry-leading performance and a history of delivering projects on time and on budget, while focusing on environmental stewardship,” said Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi, president and ceo of Qatar Petroleum.

Höegh LNG signed a 20-year FSRU charter contract with GEIL in December 2016 for the LNG import project in Port Qasim of Pakistan.

Jason Jiang

Jason is one of the most prolific writers on the diverse China shipping & logistics industry and his access to the major maritime players with business in China has proved an invaluable source of exclusives. Having been working at Asia Shipping Media since inception, Jason is the chief correspondent of Splash and associate editor of Maritime CEO magazine. Previously he had written for a host of titles including Supply Chain Asia, Cargo Facts and Air Cargo Week.

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