Pecém LNG Terminal

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Pecém LNG Terminal is an LNG terminal in Ceará, Brazil.


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Project Details

  • Parent: Petrobras[1]
  • Location: Port of Pecém, São Gonçalo do Amarante, Ceará, Brazil
    • Coordinates: -3.546667, -38.831389 (approximate)
  • Capacity: 6.0 mtpa[1]
  • Status: Operating
  • Type: Import
  • Start Year: 2009[1]

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


Pecém LNG Terminal is is a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) in Ceará, Brazil.[2] It was the country's first flexible liquefied natural gas (LNG) regasification terminal, and is capable of transferring 7 million cubic meters of LNG per day to the Guamaré-Pecém gas Pipeline. The terminal supplies the Ceará and Fortaleza thermal power plants.[3] As of August 2019, it was one of three LNG terminals operated by Petrobras on Brazil's Atlantic coast, together with the Guanabara Bay LNG Terminal and the Bahia LNG Terminal.[4]

In June 2016, Petrobras put the Pecém LNG terminal up for sale.[5]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "IGU World LNG Report (p 101)". International Gas Union. 2019.
  2. Pecém LNG Terminal, A Barrel Full, accessed April 2017
  3. Pecém Regasification Terminal (LNG), PETROBRAS, accessed May 2017
  4. "Terminais de Regaseificação de GNL no Brasil: Panorama dos Principais Projetos (p 16)" (PDF). EPE (Empresa de Pesquisa Energética). August 30, 2019.
  5. Petrobras puts two LNG terminals on sale, LNG World News, June 9, 2016

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