MFL to use cryogenic tankers to transport natural gas from Krishnapatam Port, India


Indian government-owned fertiliser firm Madras Fertilizers Limited (MFL) is to use cryogenic road tankers to transport natural gas from Krishnapatnam Port.

The gas will be imported to the Ennore LNG terminal, scheduled for operations in 2018.

Speaking on the development, an MFL official explained that the company will use the imported gas for producing urea and this gas will be transported to its storage tanks using cryogenic road tankers.

The proposal to set up storage tanks has been cleared and it is understood that work will soon commence on the construction of these. Initially, MFL will use tankers with an LNG carrying capacity of 7-8 tonnes to 15 tonnes per trip, with a distance of 500 km.

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