Toyo lands EPC work to expand India LNG terminal
Toyo was awarded work on a LNG regasification plant project in India. Toyo-India will lead EPC work on a turnkey basis, from engineering to construction and commissioning. Its completion is estimated by beginning of 2017. The contract is awarded to expand the existing capacity.
Toyo Engineering has been awarded a regasification plant project
by Petronet LNG in India,
the company confirmed on Tuesday.
The plant is to be constructed at Dahej, located in the State
of Gujarat on the west coast of India, to expand the LNG
receiving capacity from 10 million tpy to 15 million
will lead EPC work on a
turnkey basis, from engineering to construction
The plant is scheduled to be completed at the beginning of
of Dahej Terminal
(original capacity: 5 million tpy), the first LNG receiving
terminal in India
, was awarded in 2000 to a
consortium consisting of current IHI Corp., Toyo, Itochu, and
Mitsui. In 2006, a consortium of IHI and Toyo received an
order again to expand the receiving capacity.
To meet the growing demand of natural gas for electricity and
fertilizer, more than 10 additional LNG import terminals are
now planned to be built in India. Toyo says it will actively
develop its business activities in India
, striving to receive orders
related to these LNG receiving terminal project