CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-China's ENN expects to complete first phase of LNG import terminal by mid-2018

From Reuters - March 1, 2018

(Corrects final paragraph to show total volumes are 1.5 millon tonnes)

By Jessica Jaganathan

SINGAPORE, March 1 (Reuters) - Chinese gas distributor ENN will have the first phase of the countrys first privately owned liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal ready by the middle of this year, a company official said on Thursday.

Construction of the 3 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) Zhoushan terminal in Chinas eastern Zhejiang region is more than 90 percent complete, with commissioning expected in the middle of 2018, said Ma Shenyuan, vice president of ENN Energy Holdings.

The company is also considering expanding the terminal by adding 15 mtpa in phases two and three, he said at an LNG conference in Singapore.


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