Hsieh-Ho LNG Terminal

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Hsieh-Ho LNG Terminal is a proposed LNG terminal in Keelung, Taiwan. It is also known as the Xiehe LNG Terminal.


The terminal is proposed for Keelung, Taiwan. It will be built on the reclaimed land next to the Hsieh-Ho Power Plant[1].

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Project Details

  • Owner:
  • Parent: Taipower
  • Location: Keelung, Taiwan
  • Coordinates: 25.160346, 121.742642 (exact)
  • Capacity:
  • Proposed Capacity: 1.8 mtpa, 0.26 bcfd
  • Status: Proposed
  • Type: Import
  • Start Year: Phase I: 2025; Phase II: 2030

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


In 2017 it was reported that Taipower was planning a LNG terminal at the Port of Keelung, near its Keelung heavy-oil-fired power station, also known as Hsieh-ho Power Plant. The capacity and timeline is not specified. Xiehe LNG terminal would be the first non-oil terminal in Taiwan or China.[2]

In July 2018 Taiwan Power Company (Taipower) announced that it would build the Hsieh-Ho LNG Terminal. Phase I would supply 0.9 mtpa and be complete by 2025. Phase II would supply an additional 0.9 mtpa and be complete by 2030.[3] In March 2019 it was reported that Hsieh-Ho project would be a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU).[4]

Articles and resources


  1. 協和電廠燃油改燃氣 接收站需填海造地惹議 Environmental Information Center, 03-28-2018, 台北訊,賴品瑀報導
  2. "打敗中油 台電拿下第4座天然氣接收站," LTN, Mar 17, 2017
  3. Taiwan Power maps out Hsieh-Ho LNG import terminal plan, LNG World Shipping, Jul. 16, 2018
  4. Taipower expects to start LNG imports from 2023, Energy World, Mar. 7, 2019

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