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.

Location

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.

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Background

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.[1][2] The companies conducted feasibility studies in 2011.[3]

In December 2014, the project's sponsors announced that they were abandoning the project.[4]

Project Details

  • 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

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References

  1. Fos Lavera Marseille LNG Terminal, A Barrel Full, accessed April 2017.
  2. Projet de Terminal Méthanier Fos Faster à Fos-sur-Mer, Grand Port Maritime de Marseille public document, accessed July 2017.
  3. Fos Faster LNG terminal given go-ahead, Oil & Gas Journal, 25 May 2011.
  4. Fos Faster renonce à son terminal méthanier à Marseille, Econostrum, 13 Jan. 2015.

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