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RasGas delivers first LNG to Dunkerque regas terminal

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RasGas Co. Ltd has announced that it has delivered its first LNG cargo to the Dunkerque LNG regasification terminal, located in France.

The Maran Gas Asclepius LNG carrier delivered the cargo to the EDF Group on 22 November 2016.

Hamad Mubarak Al Muhannadi, RasGas’ Chief Executive Officer (CEO), said: “RasGas is proud to support the start-up operations of this important new LNG regasification terminal in France through the delivery of this cargo […] We look forward to the successful start-up of commercial operations at the terminal and commencing deliveries in 2017 under our recently executed medium-term Sales and Purchase Agreement (SPA).”

Marc Benayoun, Executive Vice President for Gas and Italy of EDF Group and Edison CEO, added: “EDF is very satisfied with the smooth delivery of the RasGas cargo which is necessary to perform the final stage of the commissioning tests of the Dunkerque LNG regasification terminal. This is another example of the excellent relationship between RasGas and the EDF Group. This long-term partnership started 13 years ago with the signing of a long-term LNG Sales and Purchase Agreement with Edison and the construction of the offshore Adriatic LNG regasification terminal in Italy.”

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