Jordan’s National Electric Power Company (NEPCO) has launched a tender to import an additional 59.13 trillion BTU of LNG supplies per year on a delivered basis from 2016 to 2019. The LNG will be imported via its newly-purchased floating storage regasification unit (FSRU) Golar Eskimo located at the Red Sea port of Aqaba.

Jordan started importing LNG in May, taking deliveries from Shell with whom it has signed a five-year deal of around 1mn t/year (just under 2bcm/y of gas). The Golar Eskimo has an import capacity of 7.5 bcm/y. (CONTINUED - 288 WORDS)