INOXCVA signs MoU with Shell Energy India
23 March 2020
INOX India Pvt Ltd (INOX) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Shell Energy India Pvt Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, for partnering and developing the market for LNG supply by Road from Shell’s LNG Terminal in Hazira (District Surat), Gujarat. The MoU envisages deployment of distribution infrastructure including logistics and receiving facilities at customer end and will offer LNG access to the customers not connected to the pipelines. This will help in increasing the penetration and consumption of clean, reliable and cost-efficient LNG to commercial and industrial (C&I) users all over the country. The MoU also covers the cooperation in developing a larger market for LNG as a transport fuel for long-haul heavy-duty trucks and buses.
Shell Energy India (SEI) owns and operates a 5 MMTPA LNG Receiving, Storage and Regasification Terminal at Hazira in Gujarat. SEI is building a truck loading facility at its Hazira Terminal and the partnership with INOX, will help Shell to develop the market for LNG as a preferred fuel in the rapidly growing city gas distribution, LCNG and industrial sector as well as usage of LNG as an auto fuel.
INOX is known for its innovative and future-ready solutions, customized to the needs of global gas consumers. Since commissioning its first small scale LNG installation at the Halol plant of General Motors in the year 2010, INOX has successfully installed more than 35 such facilities across the country, under its GoLNG brand. Propagating the use of LNG as a clean and environment-friendly source of energy, INOX’s GoLNG transport tankers have collectively logged more than 6.5 Million KMs and distributed ~100,000 Metric Tonnes of LNG to its consumers spread all over the country.