Greece extends its import influence

DESFA, the operator of the Greece natural gas transmission system, has been awarded the operation and maintenance services of Kuwait’s newest LNG import terminal. The 11.5m t/y Al Zour LNG import terminal, currently under construction for 2021 will have eight storage tanks with a capacity of 225,000cm each, for a total of 1,800,000cm, making it the largest in the Middle East and one of the largest in the world. It will also be the first onshore terminal in the Middle East, as the other three all utilize a floating, storage and regasification unit (FSRU). Kuwait itself has the 170,000cm Golar Igloo at its 5.8m t/y Mina al Ahmadi GasPort, Dubai has the 151,000cm Explorer at its 5.5m t/y Jebe

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