RasGas delivers 500th LNG shipment to Edison

By James Henderson
RasGas has delivered its 500th liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo to its long term customer, Edison.   RasGas’ LNG tanker, Al Areesh...

RasGas has delivered its 500th liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo to its long term customer, Edison.  

RasGas’ LNG tanker, Al Areesh, delivered the cargo on 1st July, 2017 at the Adriatic LNG Terminal located in the northern Adriatic Sea, about 15 kilometres off the Veneto coastline in Italy.

The relationship between the two organizations goes back to 2003, when an agreement was signed between Ras Laffan Liquefied Natural Gas Company and Edison for deliveries of 4.6 million tonnes (6.4 billion standard cubic metres) of LNG per year.

RasGas’ Chief Executive Officer, Hamad Mubarak Al Muhannadi, said: “We are very proud to have delivered the 500th LNG SPA cargo to our long-term partner and customer, Edison.

“This is a milestone delivery that underlines RasGas’ continued commitment to the safe and reliable supply of LNG to all of its customers worldwide.”

Marc Benayoun, Edison’s Chief Executive Officer, commented: “The 500th LNG SPA cargo is further evidence of the excellent relationship and long term partnership between RasGas and Edison, which started more than fourteen years ago with the signing of the Long Term LNG Sales and Purchase Agreement and the construction of the offshore LNG receiving terminal.”

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