Hibiki LNG terminal

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Hibiki LNG terminal is an LNG terminal in Kyushu, Japan.

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Project Details

  • Owner: Hibiki LNG
  • Parent: Saibu Gas (90%), Kyushu Electric Power (10%)
  • Location: Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Kyushu, Japan
  • Coordinates: 33.9305,130.778885 (exact)
  • Capacity: 2.4 mtpa[1]
  • Status: Operating
  • Type: Import
  • Start Year: 2014

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

Background

Hibiki LNG terminal is an LNG terminal in Kyushu, Japan.[2]

The Hibiki LNG terminal became operational in 2014. The terminal supplies natural gas to households and major industrial consumers in northern Kyushu. The terminal has two 180,000 kiloliter LNG tanks and can accept LNG from the world's largest LNG carriers.[3]

Expansion Project Details

  • Owner: Hibiki LNG
  • Parent: Saibu Gas (90%), Kyushu Electric Power (10%)
  • Location: Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Kyushu, Japan
  • Coordinates: 33.9305,130.778885 (exact)
  • Capacity:
  • Status: Proposed
  • Type: Import
  • Start Year:

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

Expansion Background

In January 2019 Saibu announced that it was considering building two additional 230,000 cubic meter tanks at a cost of 36 billion yen (US$327 million).[4] The expansion will increase gas storage but not production.

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References

  1. World LNG Report, IGU, 2020
  2. Hibiki LNG terminal, Company, accessed April 2017
  3. Hibiki LNG terminal, Yokogawa Electric Corporation, October 2014
  4. Saibu Gas Mulls Hibiki LNG Expansion, Global LNG, 17 January, 2019, Week 02, Issue 551

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