Petronet LNG Ltd. has chosen Gaz de France as its strategic partner for developing several liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects in India.
Petronet LNG expects to construct a number of LNG receiving terminals along the western coast of India, starting with one at Dahej in Gujarat, and one at Cochin in Kerala. The Dahej terminal will have a capacity of 5 million metric tons/year, while the size of the Cochin terminal will be 2.5 million tons/year.
Petronet LNG is a subsidiary of Petronet India Ltd., the state pipeline firm.
The company is now in the process of short-listing LNG suppliers, with whom it will sign long-term purchase contracts. Gaz de France, one of the world's...