Niihama LNG Terminal
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Sakaide LNG Terminal is a proposed LNG terminal in Niihama, Ehine, Shikoku, Japan.
- Owner: Sumitomo
- Location: Niihama, Ehine, Shikoku, Japan
- Coordinates: 33.984979, 133.314241 (exact)
- Capacity: 1 mtpa
- 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. Sumitomo will work with Shikoku Electric Power, Shikoku Gas and Tokyo Gas Engineering Solutions in the development of the project.
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.
Articles and resources
- GIIGNL 2021 Annual Report, accessed May 5, 2021
- Shikoku island to get a third LNG receiving terminal, Riviera, Feb. 7, 2018