RasGas Co. Ltd has announced that it has delivered its first LNG cargo to the Dunkerque LNG Regasification Terminal in France, on baord its Murwab LNG carrier.
The LNG delivery is under the Sales and Purchase Agreement signed between Ras Laffan Liquefied Natural Gas Company(3) (RL3) and EDF in June 2016. Under the terms of the SPA, RasGas will supply up to 2 million tpy of Qatari LNG into Dunkerque.
The LNG cargo was delivered to the EDF Group on 23 January 2017, following the successful commencement of commercial operations of the Dunkerque LNG Regasification Terminal on 1 January 2017.
Hamad Mubarak Al Muhannadi, RasGas’ Chief Executive Officer, said: “RasGas is proud to commence delivery with this first LNG cargo under our SPA with EDF […] This is another milestone for RasGas and the EDF Group, as well as for the relationship between Qatar and France for the safe, reliable and clean supply of LNG for France and Europe.”
Marc Benayoun, EDF Group Executive Vice President with responsibility for Gas and Italy said: “RasGas is a long-term partner of EDF Group and we are delighted to step up our relationship following the successful commencement of commercial operations of the Dunkerque LNG Terminal. We are proud that one of the first commercial cargoes in Dunkerque is supplied by RasGas, our main historical partner for LNG.”
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