Crimea LNG Terminal

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Crimea LNG Terminal is a proposed LNG terminal in the Crimea, Ukraine.


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Project Details

  • Owner: Gazprom; Petrel Resources
  • Location: Crimea, Ukraine
  • Coordinates: 45.3098595, 33.9329082 (approximate)
  • Capacity: TBD
  • Status: Proposed
  • Type: Export
  • Start Year:

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


In September 2018 Irish-based Petrel Resource submitted a proposal to Russian state gas monopoly Gazprom to develop a liquefied natural gas export facility on the Crimean Peninsula.[1] The export terminal would be fed primarily by a gas pipeline from existing discoveries in western Siberia and central Asia.[1]

In July 2018 the Ukrainian embassy in Ireland warned Petrel that the Ukraine did not recognize Russia's 2014 annexation of Crimea, and urged Petrel not to build a terminal in a part of the Crimea controlled by Russia.[2]

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