GdF to expand France's LNG import capacity

Gaz de France's gas supply transit points [151,721 bytes] Rebalancing France's north-south gas network [153,381 bytes] Gaz de France has unveiled plans to expand France's liquefied natural gas import capacity as part of its continuing push to promote the nation as a key European gas hub. GdF plans to increase capacity of its Montoir-de-Bretagne LNG terminal in Brittany, near Nantes, to 8 billion cu m (bcm)/year from 5.5 bcm/year to handle an extra 4 bcm of LNG imports slated to come from Nigeria beginning this October. These Nigerian supplies break out as 0.5 bcm that GdF signed contracts for in 1992 and 3.5 bcm that Italy's ENEL signed contrac...

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