Nation's largest importer of liquid gas Petronet LNG’s Dahej import terminal in Gujarat has set a world record by handling 1,000th LNG cargo. This feat though has already been achieved by some of the busiest terminals of the world, but in a span of more than 18 years, the company took time of mere 9 years and 26 days, to achieve the same, which is first for any LNG Terminal in the world with a single jetty operation.
Petronet has so far been able to achieve 62.76 million metric tonnes of re-gasified LNG, which is equivalent to 3,096 million BTUs. Further, the company now plans to expand the terminal from 10 million tonne to 15 MT.
The company reported 7.83% rise in its net profit at Rs 318.50 crore for third quarter ended December 31, 2012 as compared to Rs 295.38 crore for the same quarter in the previous year. Total income of the company has increased by 32.95% at Rs 8437.69 crore for quarter under review as compared to Rs 6346.66 crore for the quarter ended December 31, 2011.
Petronet LNG is one of the leading players in oil and natural gas industry space. It has India’s first and largest LNG supply terminal located at Dahej.