Shell eyes small-scale LNG industry in Indonesia

It is very keen, once structure is put in place to support industry: Top company official

Shell's Northwest Snipe liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier. While the LNG market has been a high-cost, large-scale business, it is becoming increasingly competitive in the small-scale space, said Shell Energy executive vice-president Steve Hill yest
Shell's Northwest Snipe liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier. While the LNG market has been a high-cost, large-scale business, it is becoming increasingly competitive in the small-scale space, said Shell Energy executive vice-president Steve Hill yesterday.PHOTO: SHELL

Shell will be "very keen" to participate in the small-scale liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry in Indonesia once the government has put in place the structure to support its development, according to a top company official.

While the LNG market has been a high-cost, large-scale business, it is becoming increasingly competitive in the small-scale space, said Shell Energy executive vice-president Steve Hill yesterday.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 10, 2018, with the headline 'Shell eyes small-scale LNG industry in Indonesia'. Subscribe