Hachinohe LNG Terminal

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Hachinohe LNG Terminal is an LNG terminal in Aomori Prefecture, Japan.


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Project Details

  • Parent: Nippon Oil (a subsidiary of JXTG Holdings)
  • Location: Port of Hachinohe, Aomori, Tohoku, Japan
  • Coordinates: 40.5432392,141.5245369 (exact)
  • Capacity: 1.6 million tonnes per year[1]
  • Status: Operating
  • Type: Import
  • Start Year: 2015

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


Hachinohe LNG Terminal is an LNG terminal in Tohoku, Japan.[2]

Hachinohe LNG Terminal began operation in 2006. Construction of a replacement facility began in 2010 and was commissioned in 2015. The project encompassed the construction of two LNG tanks with a capacity of 140,000 cubic meters each, loading and unloading facilities for LNG tankers and tank cars, as well as regasification facilities.[2]

Articles and resources


  1. "International Gas Union Annual Report 2019," International Gas Union
  2. 2.0 2.1 Hachinohe LNG Terminal, A Barrel Full, accessed April 2017

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