Longkou LNG Terminal

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Longkou LNG Terminal (中海油龙口南山LNG接收站) is a proposed LNG terminal in Longkou, Shandong province, China.


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Project Details

  • Sponsor: PipeChina Nanshan (Shandong) Natural Gas Co., Ltd. 国家管网集团南山(山东)天然气有限公司 [1] [2]
  • Owner: PipeChina 60%, Nanshan Group 40%
  • Parent: PipeChina
  • Location: Longkou, Yantai, Shangdong province, China
  • Coordinates: 37.680774, 120.220284 (exact)[3]
  • Capacity: 5 mtpa
  • Status: construction
  • Type: Import
  • Start Year: 2022

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


In January 2019 Sinopec Gas, Hengtong Logistics, Longkou Port and Longkou Municipal People's Government signed a framework cooperation agreement to build a terminal with 6 mtpa capacity by 2022.[4]

As of May 2020 the project is officially permitted.[5]

With the establishment of PipeChina, some of the pipeline and LNG terminal assets from Sinopec, CNOOC, PetroChina and other state owned enterprises were transferred to PipeChina, including this project.[6]

The construction of Longkou LNG terminal began in May 2020. It was the first LNG terminal project of PipeChina entering construction.[7]

Ownership Change

In February 9, 2019, the National Petroleum and Natural Gas Pipeline Group Co., Ltd. (PipeChina) was established with a major focus on the investment and construction of the long-distance oil and gas pipeline network and storage & peaking facilities, offering fair and open oil and gas pipeline transmission services. [8]10 existing and under-construction LNG terminals were reportedly transferred or are going to transfer their ownerships to PipeChina.[9] Longkou LNG terminal is one of them.

Articles and resources


  1. 龙口南山LNG接收站一期工程项目正式启动 , Sina, accessed May 7, 2020
  2. 国家管网集团南山(山东)天然气有限公司 QCC.com
  3. 中海油龙口南山LNG接收站一期工程EPC合同正式签署(附环境影响报告书, China HTDL, March 31, 2020
  4. Sinopec to Build New LNG Terminals in China's Shandong Province, Yicai Global, Jan 18, 2019
  5. 龙口南山LNG接收站项目获得核准, Sina, October 9, 2019
  6. 十座!这些LNG接收站将划归国家管网公司 Chongqing Petroleum and Gas Exchange, 来源:能源平说, 2020-05-25.
  7. 国家管网集团龙口南山LNG接收站项目正式开工! China Energy News. 来源:中国能源报, 05/18/2020
  8. "集团简介--国家管网公司". www.pipechina.com.cn. Retrieved 2021-04-16.
  9. ""三桶油"的这十座LNG接收站,或划入国家管网公司". finance.sina.com.cn. Retrieved 2021-04-16.

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