GSPC and Reliance importing LNG cargoes

Vol 17, PW 23 (03 Jul 14) News in Brief

GSPC and Reliance are importing one spot LNG cargo each over the next 15 days.

GSPC is bringing in a cargo from RasGas at Dahej between July 7 and 15. GSPC has so far brought in two cargoes from Nigeria LNG and four cargoes from RasGas this year.

Reliance landed a cargo at Hazira late in the evening on July 2. “Don’t expect more spot or short term cargoes in July,” says one LNG buyer.

“Dabhol is closed for the monsoon season and Dahej still faces problems with overcapacity.” For more on LNG cargoes at Dahej, Hazira, Dabhol and Kochi write to for details of our real-time India LNG alert service.

Our last alert on June 26 reported the arrival of LNG tanker Al Oraiq with 205,974-cubic metres of LNG from RasGas imported by Petronet-LNG at $13.25/mmbtu to $13.55/mmbtu. From June 1 to June 30 2014, India imported 1,280,887-cubic metres of spot, medium and short-term LNG at an average delivered ex-ship price of $13.9/mmbtu.