Pecém LNG Terminal
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Pecém LNG Terminal is an LNG terminal in Ceará, Brazil.
- Parent: Petrobras
- Location: Port of Pecém, São Gonçalo do Amarante, Ceará, Brazil
- Coordinates: -3.546667, -38.831389 (approximate)
- Capacity: 6.0 mtpa
- Status: Operating
- Type: Import
- Start Year: 2009
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. 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. 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.
In June 2016, Petrobras put the Pecém LNG terminal up for sale.
Articles and resources
- "IGU World LNG Report (p 101)". International Gas Union. 2019.
- Pecém LNG Terminal, A Barrel Full, accessed April 2017
- Pecém Regasification Terminal (LNG), PETROBRAS, accessed May 2017
- "Terminais de Regaseificação de GNL no Brasil: Panorama dos Principais Projetos (p 16)" (PDF). EPE (Empresa de Pesquisa Energética). August 30, 2019.
- Petrobras puts two LNG terminals on sale, LNG World News, June 9, 2016