Analysis: Ghana explores all options to import LNG

Monday, 03 April 2017

Bogged down by persistent gas shortages, Ghana is fast-tracking alternative options to energise the country: importing LNG via two Floating Storage and Regasification Units (FSRUs) as well as generating electricity on barge-based gas power ships. In January, construction started on the $1.5 billion container terminal at Tema Port – groundbreaking for Quantum Power’s adjacent 3.4 mtpa Tema LNG import terminal took place in early March. Snapping up attractively-priced spot cargoes, including US LNG, seems the operators’ ultimate aim. 

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