Doha, Qatar – November 23, 2016: RasGas Company Limited (RasGas) has delivered its first liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo to the Dunkerque LNG Regasification Terminal, located in France. The cargo, aboard RasGas’ Maran Gas Asclepius, was delivered to the EDF Group on November 22, 2016.
“RasGas is proud to support the start-up operations of this important new LNG Regasification Terminal in France through the delivery of this cargo,” said Hamad Mubarak Al Muhannadi, RasGas’ Chief Executive Officer. “We look forward to the successful start-up of commercial operations at the terminal and commencing deliveries in 2017 under our recently executed medium-term Sales and Purchase Agreement (SPA).”
“EDF is very satisfied with the smooth delivery of the RasGas cargo which is necessary to perform the final stage of the commissioning tests of the Dunkerque LNG Regasification Terminal. This is another example of the excellent relationship between RasGas and the EDF Group. This long term partnership started thirteen years ago with the signing of a Long Term LNG Sales and Purchase Agreement with Edison and the construction of the offshore Adriatic LNG regasification terminal in Italy,” said Marc Benayoun, Executive Vice President for Gas and Italy of EDF Group and Edison CEO.