Samcheok LNG Terminal

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Samcheok LNG Terminal is an LNG terminal in Gangwon-do, South Korea.


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Project Details

  • Owner: Kogas
  • Location: Samcheok, Gangwon-do, South Korea
  • Coordinates: 37.1683, 129.3502 (exact)
  • Capacity: 9 mtpa, 1.29 bcfd
  • Status: Operating
  • Type: Import
  • Start Year: 2014

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


Samcheok LNG began operations in June 2014 with completion of the first stage of construction. It is owned and operated by KOGAS. Construction began in October 2010. Samcheok has a nominal regasification capacity of 9 mtpa.[1][2] Construction was finished with the commissioning of three additional LNG storage tanks in June of 2017.[3]

Articles and resources


  1. Samcheok LNG Terminal, A Barrel Full, accessed April 2017
  2. "Samcheok - LNG regas terminal," Wood Mackenzie website, accessed Aug 2017
  3. "South Korea's Kogas fire up Samcheok LNG tanks," LNG World News, 15 June 2017

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