Coal shortage triggers higher LNG offtake by Indian power companies

September 14, 2017

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Indian power generation companies are rushing to book liquefied natural gas (LNG) to maintain generation, as coal shortages threaten capacity utilisation of thermal power plants.

Over the past two to three days, power companies have made new bookings of an estimated 10-million standard cubic meters a day of LNG to get stranded gas-based power plants back into operation.

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