Gibraltar opens LNG regasification terminal

May 7, 2019

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Gibraltar has officially opened a new LNG regasification terminal that was recently completed by Shell and Gasnor (a 100% Shell-owned subsidiary). As a result, Gibraltar is switching from diesel-fueled power generation to cleaner-burning natural gas, using a newly commissioned 80-megawatt gas-fired power plant. LNG will be delivered to the terminal by ship twice a month and at night, minimising disruption to the neighbouring port and airport. It will be stored in five double-walled stainless-steel tanks, each able to hold 1,000 cbm of LNG. The first LNG cargo arrived in January to support testing and commissioning of the power plant.

Edited from Shell press release.