Sri Lanka Poised to Join LNG Market

The country’s push to become an LNG importer is gathering pace, bolstered by the island nation’s location on major shipping lanes. Nasdaq-listed New Fortress Energy's planned LNG regasification terminal off the coast of the Sri Lankan capital of Colombo is scheduled to start operations in 2023. The facility will initially supply around 35,000mn Btu/d (just under 2.7mn t/yr) of LNG “with the expectation of significant growth as new power plants become operational”, the company says. New Fortress has also agreed to take 40pc in local firm West Coast Power, owner of the 310MW Yugadanavi power plant, which burns oil but will be converted to use gas. As part of the same deal announced in Septe

LOG IN to view this article.

Not Yet A Subscriber? Here are Your Options.

1) Sign up to receive our monthly newsletter here and gain access to all articles and resources.

2) SUBSCRIBE to Global Energy Infrastructure and gain ACCESS to premium data for the energy industry.*


*Access will be granted the next business day.

Related Articles


{{ error }}
{{ comment.comment.Name }} • {{ comment.timeAgo }}
{{ comment.comment.Text }}