Niihama LNG Terminal

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Sakaide LNG Terminal is a proposed LNG terminal in Niihama, Ehine, Shikoku, Japan.


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Project Details

  • Owner: Sumitomo
  • Location: Niihama, Ehine, Shikoku, Japan
  • Coordinates: 33.984979, 133.314241 (exact)
  • Capacity: 1 mtpa[1]
  • Status: Construction
  • Type: Import
  • Start Year: 2022

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


In February 2018 Sumitomo announced that it would build a terminal in Niihama with a 230,000 cubic meter storage tank.[2] Sumitomo will work with Shikoku Electric Power, Shikoku Gas and Tokyo Gas Engineering Solutions in the development of the project.[2]

The new 1 mtpa Niihama LNG terminal is under construction on Shikoku island with operations expected to start by February 2022. The terminal is planned to supply gas to a new 150 MW CCGT power plant scheduled to come online in July 2022.[1]

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