‘Gas-Up’ Process Complete for UK’s Largest LPG Storage Terminal in Avonmouth
07.04.2023 By TankTerminals.com News - NEWS

July 4, 2023 [Bulk Distributor]- The project, which has converted the former National Grid LNG (liquefied natural gas) facility at Avonmouth, Bristol, will significantly increase Flogas’ LPG storage capability, improving the UK’s off-grid gas infrastructure and providing greater security of supply to commercial and residential customers nationwide, as demand grows through energy transition.


Flogas Britain added it has made a significant investment in the facility to support the decarbonisation strategy for UK off-grid homes, and commercial customers nationwide.

Full takeover of the site from principal contract TGE Gas Engineering is expected to be achieved this summer, with the plan to commence operational supply to customers from winter 2023.

The project comes at a critical time, added the company, because it will facilitate the crucial role LPG plays in transitioning the UK’s off-grid businesses and homes from high-carbon fossil fuels to an efficient low-carbon alternative.

The new Avonmouth facility is in line with Flogas’ 2040 vision to build a lower carbon future for off-grid homes and businesses.

The site will be ‘bio-ready’ from the outset, capable of storing bioLPG, a chemically identical renewable alternative to LPG, said the company.

As a ‘drop in’ fuel, bioLPG can be blended with or replace LPG, without the need for changes to infrastructure, boilers, or equipment.

Ivan Trevor, Flogas Britain’s managing director, said: “The commissioning of our Avonmouth facility is a significant milestone on our journey to de-carbonise our supply and supports the DCC Energy division’s wider strategy to reduce our overall emissions.”

Paul Horton, Flogas Britain’s chief operating officer, added: “This project will deliver an essential source of supply and security of product in particular to customers and our depots within the South West region. It is an essential part of our strategic plan to provide resilience in customer service and future-proofs our energy transition with the ability to store bioLPG.”

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