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Petronet shortlisted to build LNG terminal in Bangladesh

Petronet shortlisted to build LNG terminal in Bangladesh

"They called for expressions of interest and we participated and have been shortlisted by the Bangladesh government," Petronet LNG Managing Director AK Balyan said.

The proposed terminal will have a capacity of 2.5 to 5 million tonnes per annum. (Photo: Reuters) The proposed terminal will have a capacity of 2.5 to 5 million tonnes per annum. (Photo: Reuters)

Petronet LNG, the country's biggest gas importer, is one of the companies shortlisted to build a liquefied natural gas terminal in neighbouring Bangladesh, a company executive said on Thursday.

"They called for expressions of interest and we participated and have been shortlisted by the Bangladesh government," Petronet LNG Managing Director AK Balyan told reporters in the national capital.

Balyan said that the company selected will be responsible for sourcing of gas and building and operating the terminal, which will have a capacity of 2.5 to 5 million tonnes per annum.


(Reuters)