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KOGAS starts test run of LNG storage tanks in S. Korea

2017/03/20 14:27

SEOUL, March 20 (Yonhap) -- The state-run Korea Gas Corp. (KOGAS) said Monday that it started a test-run of its three large-scale LNG storage tanks in eastern South Korea.

The utility firm said the test run of one of the three 270,000 kiloliter LNG storage tanks in Samcheok, 290 kilometers east of Seoul, will take two months, with its operation expected to start in May.

The two other LNG storage tanks will start their operations after a two-month test run, according to KOGAS.

The Samcheok LNG facility currently operates nine 200,000 kiloliter LNG storage tanks.

KOGAS operates a total of 71 LNG storage tanks in South Korea and other countries.