Fos Lavera Marseille LNG Terminal
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Fos Lavera Marseille LNG Terminal, also known as Fos Faster LNG Terminal, was a proposed LNG terminal in Bouches-du-Rhône, France. The proposed project has been cancelled.
The map below shows the location of the project, in Fos-sur-Mer Commune, Istres Arondissement, Bouches-du-Rhône Department, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Region. The project would have been located on new landfill at this location.
Fos Lavera LNG Terminal, also known as Fos Faster LNG Terminal, was a proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) regasification terminal in Bouches-du-Rhône. It was a project of Dutch firms Vopak (90%) and Shell (10%). It was slated to cost $1.3 billion. The companies conducted feasibility studies in 2011.
In December 2014, the project's sponsors announced that they were abandoning the project.
- Owner: Fos Faster LNG Terminal SAS
- Parent: Vopak (90%), Shell (10%)
- Location: Fos-sur-Mer Commune, Istres Arondissement, Bouches-du-Rhône Department, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Region, France
- Coordinates: 43.40705, 4.87237 (approximate)
- Capacity: 5.4 mtpa, 0.77 bcfd
- Status: Cancelled
- Type: Import
- Start Year:Not applicable
Note: mtpa = million tonnes per year; bcfd = billion cubic feet per day
Articles and resources
- Fos Lavera Marseille LNG Terminal, A Barrel Full, accessed April 2017.
- Projet de Terminal Méthanier Fos Faster à Fos-sur-Mer, Grand Port Maritime de Marseille public document, accessed July 2017.
- Fos Faster LNG terminal given go-ahead, Oil & Gas Journal, 25 May 2011.
- Fos Faster renonce à son terminal méthanier à Marseille, Econostrum, 13 Jan. 2015.