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Singapore to build a second terminal for liquified natural gas

Published on Feb 25, 2014 8:51 PM
 

The Government on Tuesday announced plans to build a second terminal for liquified natural gas (LNG), a key fuel used to generate the bulk of the country's electricity.

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said that a few potential sites in eastern Singapore are being studied, although no timeline was provided for the project.

"This will enhance our energy security because it will geographically diversify our LNG import infrastructure," said Mr Lee.

The new terminal will also support new industrial sites and power plants, he added.

 
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