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Ministry allows R-LNG supply to RCF units

Ministry allows R-LNG supply to RCF units

The Fertiliser Ministry has allowed swapping of natural gas from the KG-D6 reserve being supplied to Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilizers (RCF) units located in Maharashtra with R-LNG, thereby facilitating an additional supply of 2.2 mmscmd to Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, according to an official release. With the approval, around 450 MW of power can be generated by independent power producers (IPPs) with Telangana getting a share of 242 MW and Andhra Pradesh 208 MW, the release said. The IPPs located in the two states have pipeline connectivity with RGTIL´s East-West pipelines, while currently operational R-LNG terminals are located on the western coast. ´Even though East-West pipeline of RGTIL provides physical connectivity to eastern part but as communicated by RGTIL, it is not possible for R-LNG to flow from western parts to AP,´ it added.

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