Turkish Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Berat Albayrak said that Turkey has commissioned its second floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage unit with offload capacity of 20 million cubic meters of gas per day. It is docked in the Dortyol district of the Mediterranean province of Hatay.
Minister Albayrak said that the country aims to to reduce its dependency on pipeline gas through floating regasification storage units (FSRUs), so these units are docked at ports close to regions with higher gas consumption, thus minimizing investment costs for transmission and distribution lines, as well as transportation costs.
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Tags: FSRU, gas, LNG, Turkey