Himeji LNG Terminal

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Himeji LNG Terminal is an LNG import terminal in Kansai, Japan.


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Project Details

  • Owner: Osaka Gas
  • Location: Himeji, Hyōgo, Kansai, Japan
  • Coordinates: 34.763278, 134.693215 (exact)
  • Capacity: 13.3 million cubic meters per day[1] (4.854 billion cubic meters per year)
  • Status: Operating
  • Type: Import
  • Start Year: 1979

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


Himeji LNG Terminal is an LNG terminal in Kansai, Japan.[2]

The Himeji LNG Terminal delivers approximately 2.4 million Nm3/year of natural gas, or about 30% of Osaka Gas’s total supply. In 2004, the terminal began to also operate as an electric power generation facility through the use of LNG cold energy technology.[3]

Articles and resources


  1. "Osaka Gas Himeji LNG Plant," Industry About, March 2020
  2. Himeji LNG Terminal, A Barrel Full, accessed April 2017
  3. Plant Achieves CO2 Reduction Using LNG Cold Energy Power Generation, LNG Journal, February 2008

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