During the visit of French President Emmanuel Macron to Beijing, China, in the presence of Chinese President Xi Jinping, GTT and the major state-owned company Beijing Enterprises Group (BEG), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) concerning the evaluation of membrane full containment technology for LNG onshore storage tanks, through its subsidiary Beijing Gas Group Co. Ltd (BGG).
The MoU could involve the construction of a number of storage tanks, each with a capacity exceeding 220 000 m 3 , for the Tianjin Nangang LNG project.
After the signature ceremony, Philippe Berterottière, Chairman and CEO of GTT, declared: “We are very delighted to initiate this collaboration with Beijing Enterprises Group for the use of the membrane technologies for LNG onshore storage tanks. This further reinforces our long-term partnership with China.”
Li Yalan, Chairperson of the Board of BGG, said at the occasion: “We are very pleased to collaborate with GTT with the application of membrane technology for the first time in onshore LNG tanks in China.”