Santos Basin FLNG Terminal

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Santos Basin FLNG Terminal was a proposed LNG export terminal in the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil.


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Project Details

  • Parent: Petrobras, BG Group, Galp, Repsol
  • Location: Santos Basin, Santos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Coordinates: -23.936944, -46.325 (approximate)
  • Capacity: 2.7 mtpa, 0.39 bcfd
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Type: Export
  • Start Year: Not applicable

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


Santos Basin FLNG Terminal was a proposed LNG terminal in Sao Paulo state, Brazil.[1] Brazil's state-controlled oil company announced the project was postponed in 2011 because of capital and operating expenses associated with construction of a floating LNG. Instead, the company announced plans to pursue a gas pipeline for pre-salt gas transfer.[2]

Articles and resources


  1. Santos Basin FLNG Terminal, A Barrel Full, accessed April 2017
  2. Brazil: Petrobras Delays FLNG Plan, World Maritime News, 5 August 2011

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