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Bharat Petroleum gets approval to build new LPG terminal

Bharat Petroleum gets approval to build new LPG terminal
India’s state oil firm Bharat Petroleum has been given the green light to build a LPG import and storage terminal at Haldia Dock Complex in West Bengal, India.

The regulatory approval will allow Bharat Petroleum to construct the terminal capable of handling one million tonnes per annum (mtpa) of refrigerated propane and butane, as well as facilities for bottling and distribution of LPG.

The proposed project is estimated to cost around $104m and is scheduled for completion within one year from the date of award of the environment clearance.

The project also includes establishing a bottling plant comprising of two LPG-mounded bullet storage facility of 350 tonnes capacity each, besides loading facilities, coupled with machineries and loading gantries for bulk tanker.