Shell Energy India is a Shell venture, serving Indian customers through a fully-owned and integrated value chain – competitive supply from global LNG portfolio, regasification at the Hazira facility, and downstream customer sales.
1997: Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB) invites global notice for Expression of Intention of Interest for development of Greenfield site port facilities in Gujarat, including Hazira.
2002: Hazira Port Pvt. Ltd. signs the Concession Agreement with GMB with on April 2, 2002.
Construction of marine infrastructure begins.
The investment by the Shell Group in Hazira constitutes the single largest FDI for India in the Energy sector.
2004: Hazira Group of Companies announces the entry of Total GazElectricité Holdings France in the Hazira project.
2005: Commissioning of Hazira LNG terminal, India’s first LNG terminal by a global energy company on April 16, 2005.
Hazira launches the concept of a merchant terminal in India – helps customer to select the quantity, price and the time of making a sale.
2006: Hazira LNG terminal begins commercial sale of Regasified LNG (RLNG) for customers in North and West India on basis of Spot LNG.
2009: Hazira LNG terminal is connected to the RGTIL grid, thus making it interconnected with all the major pipeline grids of India.
On a sub-concession basis, Hazira Port Pvt. Ltd. is awarded a Letter of Intent in favour of Mundra Port and Special Economic Zone Limited (MPSEZ) for the development of Bulk/Container Terminal at the Hazira (Surat) Port. The Bulk/Container Terminal is being developed in phases, with 3 berths in the initial phase. MPSEZ is forming a 100% subsidiary for the purpose.
2019: On Jan 8, 2019, Shell completes a deal with Total to acquire its 26% equity in the Hazira LNG and Port venture in India and becomes 100% owner of the Hazira LNG terminal. Gas marketing and trading businesses consolidated under the “Shell Energy India” brand and renames the Hazira LNG Pvt. Ltd. to “Shell Energy India Pvt. Ltd.” w.e.f. March 18, 2019.
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Shell Energy India (SEI) owns and operates a 5 mtpa LNG receiving, storage and regasification terminal at Hazira, Gujarat.