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New LNG terminal solutions can deliver the missing kilowatt-hour

Increasingly flexible infrastructure is opening up new LNG markets. But the fuel’s greatest benefit is often missed

No-one wants to overpay for energy, particularly in emerging markets. But a focus on the bottom-line cost of fuel can risk missing the cost difference between a missing kWh and the cost of an available one, Roland Fisher, founder of floating regasification unit (FRU) developer Gasfin, told Petroleum Economist’s LNG to Power Apac virtual forum in late October. “Everyone is obsessed with whether a kWh costs 10¢, 20¢ or 30¢, but analysis suggests that, to an economy, a missing kWh probably costs somewhere in the region of $2.50,” says Fisher. “One of the roles of an FRU, or other solutions on a similar scale, is to minimise the number of missing kWhs. Optionality Gasfin’s USP is that its FRU

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