Baltic LNG Terminal

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Baltic LNG Terminal is a proposed LNG export terminal in St. Petersburg Oblast, Russia.


The map below shows the location of the project, in Ust-Luga Port, Kingiseppsky District, St. Petersburg Oblast.

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Baltic LNG Terminal is a proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) liquefaction terminal in St. Petersburg Oblast, Russia.[1][2] In June 2017, Gazprom and Shell set up a joint venture to pursue the project.[3] The project would go online in 2022-23.[4]

In December 2018 Gazprom and Itochu signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to jointly pursue the project.[5] In April 2019 Shell announced that it was withdrawing from the project.[6]

Project Details

  • Owner:
  • Parent: Gazprom, Itochu
  • Location: Ust-Luga Port, Kingiseppsky District, St. Petersburg Oblast, Russia
  • Coordinates: 59.72087, 28.43132 (exact)
  • Capacity: 10 mtpa, 1.43 bcfd
  • Status: Proposed
  • Type: Export
  • Start Year: 2025[7]

Note: mtpa = million tonnes per year; bcfd = billion cubic feet per day

Articles and resources


  1. Baltic LNG Terminal, Wikipedia, accessed April 2017.
  2. Baltic LNG, Gazprom website, accessed July 2017.
  3. Gazprom, Shell ink Baltic LNG deals, LNG World News, 5 June 2017.
  4. Report: Gazprom delays Baltic LNG start, LNG World News, 10 Mar. 2017.
  5. Gazprom and Itochu sign Memorandum of Understanding on Baltic LNG project, World Oil, Dec. 14, 2018
  6. Shell exits Gazprom-led LNG project in Russia, Reuters, Apr. 10, 2019
  7. Viktor Katona, Is Gazprom’s LNG Megaproject Doomed To Fail?, Oil Price, Apr. 4, 2020

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