Sharjah FSRU Terminal

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Sharjah FSRU Terminal is a proposed floating LNG import terminal in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.[1]


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Project Details

  • Owner: Sharjah National Oil Corporation (100%)[1]
  • Location: Sharjah , United Arab Emirates[1]
  • Coordinates: 25.379099, 55.387511 (approximate)
  • Capacity: 1 billion cubic feet per day (bcfd)[1]
  • Status: Proposed[1]
  • Type: Import[1]
  • Start Year: 2020[1]

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


In 2017, the LNG import project was launched as a joint venture between Sharjah National Oil Corporation (60 percent) and Uniper (40 percent). The terminal is expected to have an import capacity of 1 billion cubic feet per day (bcfd). The project was initially scheduled to start operations in 2019.[1]

In 2019, Sharjah National Oil Corporation (SNOC) decided to retain 100 percent of the equity of the Sharjah LNG terminal project after the cancellation of its joint venture with Germany-based energy company Uniper. At the same time, SNOC announced 2020 as the new expected start year.[1]

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