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Krishna Godavari LNG Terminal Ltd (KGLNG), a joint venture of VGS Group (VGS), Cavallo Energy LLC (Cavallo) and EXMAR (EXM), is planning to construct a floating LNG terminal in Andhra Pradesh, India.
The project involves the construction of a floating LNG terminal with a capacity of 3.75 million m3 per annum (MTPA) of natural gas in the first phase, and will be expanded to 7.5 million m3 per annum in the second phase.
The project includes the construction of offshore facilities comprises of loading and offloading facilities, floating storage unit (FSU), floating storage and re-gasification unit (FSRU) platform, unloading platform located between the LNG carrier and the FSU, platform for mooring tug vessels; walkways, and subsea pipeline stretching to land fall point from the FSRU, and the installation of navigational aids dolphin jetty/mooring system.
The project also includes the construction of onshore facilities at land fall point comprising maintenance room, security room, control room and a ups room, the installation of pig receiver, metering skid, fire protection system, and the laying of pipeline to connect the current gas distribution grid.
L&T Infra Engineering has been appointed as study consultant.
In the fourth quarter of 2014, KGLNG submitted a detailed project report (DPR) and the environment impact assessment (EIA) report to the Andhra Pradesh Government
On November 21, 2015, KGLNG conducted the environmental public hearing for the project.
The Ministry of Environment and Forests had issued terms of reference on February 2016 and re-validated it in July 2016 up to December 1, 2016.
In July 2016, Krishna Godavari LNG terminal received environmental approval from the Indian Ministry of Environment.
In August 2016, KGLNG has secured in-principle nod for the project.
As of December 2016, KGLNG is in the process of obtaining permission from GoAP and waiting for Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) clearance.
As of June 2017, KGLNG is awaiting financial closure for the project.
Stakeholder Information: Planning Authority: Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, India Study Consultant: L&T Infra Engineering
The project involves the construction of a 7.5 million m3 per annum floating LNG terminal in Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh, India.
The US$750 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of floating storage unit (FSU)
2. Construction of FSRU platform
3. Construction of unloading platform located between the LNG carrier and the FSU
4. Construction of platform for mooring tug vessels, service and emergency vessels and crew changes
5. Construction of walkways
6. Construction of subsea pipeline stretching to land fall point from the FSRU
7. Construction of maintenance room, security room, control room and a UPS room