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• In January, after four Environmental Impact Assessments, the terminal obtains the Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control (IPPC) authorization.

• On August 10 the first LNG cargo arrives at the terminal for cooling the tanks and processing plant. On September 6 first gas is sent from Adriatic LNG Terminal to the Italian national gas network. On October 19 the terminal is inaugurated by the Emir of Qatar and the Italian Premier.

• Adriatic LNG signs a long-term regasification service agreement with British Petroleum (BP).