Far East LNG Terminal

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Far East LNG Terminal, also known as Sakhalin I LNG Terminal, is a proposed LNG export terminal in De Kastri, Khobarovsk Krai, Russia.


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Project Details

  • Owner: ExxonMobil (30.00%), Rosneft (20.00%), SODECO (30.00%), Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (20.00%)[1]
  • Location: De Kastri, Khobarovsk Krai, Russia
  • Coordinates: 51.473482, 140.777540 (approximate)
  • Capacity: 6.2 mtpa, 0.89 bcfd[2]
  • Status: Proposed[3]
  • Type: Export[1]
  • Start Year: 2028[3]

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


Far East LNG Terminal is a proposed LNG export terminal in Sakhalin, Russia.[4]

In October 2018 ExxonMobil and Rosneft announced that SODECO and ONG Videsh would also be partners in the project, and that the location of the terminal would be De Kastri in Khabarovsk Krai.[5][6][7] The sponsors plan to award an engingeering design contract in the spring of 2020, reach a final investment decision in 2021, and begin production in 2027.[7]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 Putin invites India to participate in implementation of LNG projects in Russia, TASS, September 4, 2019
  2. Exxon Mobil and Rosneft will build LNG plant in the Far East LNG Russia Congress, accessed April 2021
  3. 3.0 3.1 Russia’s Rosneft Again Mulling LNG Exports LNG Russia Congress, November 10, 2020
  4. Far East LNG Terminal, A Barrel Full, accessed April 2017
  5. Exxon, Rosneft To Partner on LNG Plant in Russia’s Far East, Society of Petroleum Engineers, Oct. 26, 2018
  6. "Rosneft CEO says Sakhalin-1 to build its own LNG plant in Russia's De Kastri port," Reuters, September 5, 2019
  7. 7.0 7.1 Ryosuke Hanafusar, "Japan and Russia set to launch $9bn LNG project in Far East," Nikkei Asia Review, December 20, 2019

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