Priolo Augusta LNG Terminal

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Priolo Augusta LNG Terminal was a proposed LNG terminal in Sicily, Italy. The project is presumably cancelled.


The map below shows the location of Augusta, the approximate location of the project, in Syracuse Province, Sicily.

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Project Details

  • Owner: Ionio Gas JV
  • Parent: Shell
  • Location: Augusta, Syracuse Province, Sicily, Italy
  • Coordinates: 37.25, 15.216667 (approximate)
  • Capacity: 8 billion cubic meters per year (bcm/y)[1]
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Type: Import
  • Start Year: Not applicable

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


Priolo Augusta LNG Terminal is a proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) regasification terminal in Sicily, Italy. Shell and ERG announced their plans to build the project in 2005. It would cost around $500 million.[2][1]

ERG pulled out of the project in July 2012.[3] In December 2012, Shell announced that it was also pulling out of the project, leaving it with no developer. The regional government had apparently opposed the proposal.[4]

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