RasGas Delivers First Q-Flex Cargo to South America

RasGas Delivers First Q-Flex Cargo to South America

RasGas of Qatar announced that it has achieved another significant milestone when the first fully loaded Q-Flex Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) cargo was delivered to Petrobras, Brazil at the Guanabara Bay Terminal.

The LNG cargo was delivered aboard RasGas’ long-term chartered Q-Flex vessel the Al Aamriya. While RasGas has sold LNG cargoes to Brazil in the past, this latest shipment is the first delivered using a fully loaded Q-Flex vessel.

RasGas’ Marketing and Shipping Executive, Khalid Sultan R. Al Kuwari, commented on this latest milestone. He said: “The delivery of this cargo by one of our long-term chartered Q-Flex ships into Brazil is a great achievement for both RasGas and the State of Qatar. It is a demonstration of our ability to deliver a secure and reliable supply of LNG across most consuming regions.”

LNG is increasingly becoming the fuel of choice to meet rapidly expanding energy requirements in South America based on its environmental benefits, flexibility, reliability and cost. We look forward to continuing to support Brazil and the rest of South America’s energy needs and will continue looking for opportunities in the future.” he added.

The RasGas integrated shipping fleet consists of 27 LNG vessels, including 14 Conventional size and some of the world’s largest state-of-the-art LNG vessels – 12 Q-Flex tankers (between 210,000m3 and 217,000m3) and one Q-Max vessel with an LNG cargo-carrying capacity of 266,000m3. These huge vessels allow more LNG to be transported per journey and require less energy per unit of cargo. This results in lower transportation costs, improved energy efficiency and reduced emissions, ultimately enhancing RasGas’ flexibility to meet global demand.

LNG World News Staff, April 30, 2012

Share this article

Follow LNG World News

Events>

<< Mar 2017 >>
MTWTFSS
27 28 1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31 1 2

CIMPC 2017

The 2017 Chine International Marine Corrosion & Protection Technology and Innovation and Application Development Forum will be held in March in Shanghai, China.

The Forum will continue to maintain a high standard, specialization, and internationalization. In addition to focusing on marine areas, it will also extend to the corrosion and protection of land and air engineering.  By showing the outstanding results of China in the aspects of corrosion technology research and engineering applications, as well as by introducing the advanced anti-corrosion technology and products, it is aimed to promote the development of China’s corrosion & protection technology and engineering application.

More info

read more >

LNG Pricing, Trading & Risk Management / 2-Day Course

Come join us for this truly exceptional LNG learning and professional development experience.

read more >

Gastech Conference & Exhibition

Gastech Conference & Exhibition represents and addresses the current commercial and technical challenges spanning the entire natural gas & LNG supply chain..

read more >

06th OIL & GAS KENYA 2017

The 06th Oil & Gas Africa – Int’l Trade Exhibition, 11 – 13 April, 2017, is a hub for key players in the oil and gas community…

read more >