Samut Prakan FSRU Terminal
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Samut Prakan FSRU Terminal is a proposed LNG import terminal in Samut Prakan, Thailand.
- Location: Samut Prakan, Thailand
- Coordinates: 13.512196, 100.280721 (estimate)
- Capacity: 5.0 mtpa
- Status: Proposed
- Type: Import
- Start Year: 2024
Note: mtpa = million tonnes per year; bcfd = billion cubic feet per day
Construction is expected to start in 2021, with commercial operations scheduled to start in 2024. The LNG will be used to supply the South Bangkok Power Plant in Samut Prakan, which has a capacity of 2,100 megawatts. The FSRU is designed to have a capacity of 5 million tonnes a year for LNG.
According to a feasibility study, the FSRU will be 20km offshore, south of Samut Prakan. Gas will be carried through a pipeline running from the facility to the coast, then a further 38km to the power plant.
Articles and resources
- Yuthana Praiwan, Egat poised to approve first Thai FSRU , BloombergNEF, January 21, 2021