MNA Business Desk: The maiden consignment of LNG reached Maheshkhali from Qatar to supply the imported gas to the national network.
According to official sources, the very first consignment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) reached Chittagong through the Excelerate Energy’s floating storage and re-gasification unit (FSRU).
The FSRU is generally known as LNG terminal which was set up on a floating vessel with storage and re-gasification facilities, will permanently station in Maheshkhali.
‘The FSRU reached the country at 2 pm Tuesday, one day ahead of its scheduled arrival’, Mohammad Quamruzzaman, managing director of Rupantarita Prakritik Gas Company Limited (RPGCL), reported news agency.
The import of LNG was initiated more than seven years ago. But with the arrival of first consignment, the government achieved the success in its effort of LNG import to meet the gas shortage.