Sourcing of LNG
The company has already tied up 7.5 MMTPA of LNG with Ras Laffan Liquefied Natural Gas Co. Ltd. (RasGas), Qatar on a long term basis. Three LNG tankers, SS Disha, SS Raahi & Aseem have been time chartered by the company from a consortium led by Mitsui OSK Lines for bringing LNG to Dahej. Shipping Corporation of India is currently operating and maintaining first two LNG ships. The third ship MT Aseem has commenced supply of additional volume of LNG Cargo from RasGas, Qatar to Dahej LNG Terminal since first week of January, 2010.
To bridge the natural gas demand-supply gap in the country, Petronet LNG Limited imports LNG from various parts of globe on long term & short/ spot term basis.