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Timor-Leste looks to LNG imports

The Southeast Asian nation plans to convert three power plants to run on gas

Timorese NOC Timor Gap has contracted Wood Group Kenny—the subsea division of engineering and consulting company Wood Group—to carry out a six-month feasibility study into supplying the country’s three power plants with gas. The study will assess the potential market supply for LNG imports, design an import terminal and regasification facilities, and identify possible locations. Wood Group Kenny will also look into distributing gas to the three power stations, as well as estimate financing and operating costs and develop an implementation plan. Timor-Leste's three power plants—Hera, Betano and Oe-Cusse—burn light fuel oil in generators that can be converted to use gas. If Timor-L



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