India will acquire its initially cargo from Indonesia’s Tangguh liquefied pure gasoline (LNG) plant at the Dahej terminal on Monday, in accordance to a Refinitiv analyst and Refinitiv ship monitoring details.

The LNG cargo is remaining transported by the BW Helios tanker, claimed Olumide Ajayi, senior LNG analyst at Refinitiv.

“The vessel which had been acting as a floating storage considering that it lifted the cargo in mid-September is at present on a expression constitution to British oil significant BP and is because of to arrive at state-owned Petronet’s Dahej terminal on November 28,” he reported.

The BW Helios picked up the cargo of 132,000 cubic metres at the Tangguh LNG loading facility on Sept. 18, in accordance to Refinitiv facts, and has a discharge day of Nov. 28.

Ajayi added that the shipment was uncommon as Indonesian LNG cargoes are ordinarily exported to north Asia, and that India receives LNG cargoes from Qatar, Oman and the UAE.

Japan, China and Korea are critical LNG customers in north Asia, but high inventories and muted location desire in the location have weighed on Asia location LNG charges in the latest weeks.

Operated by BP, the Tangguh LNG plant is in Indonesia’s West Papua province and began generation in 2009. Its output capability is 7.6 million tonnes of LNG per annum (mtpa) from two existing trains.

BP did not instantly respond to a request for comment.

A 3rd teach is expected to arrive on stream in March 2023, officers at Indonesian upstream regulator SKK Migas said in July, which will convey the plant’s full output capability to 11.4 mtpa.

Coach-3 even so has confronted numerous delays from an original prepared start off in the third quarter of 2020 due to purely natural disasters delaying shipments of needed development product and COVID-19 constraints.