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Summit FSRU is a floating storage regasification unit (FSRU) liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal off the coast of southwest Chittagong, Bangladesh.
The below satellite image shows the location of the terminal offshore Bangladesh's Moheshkhali Island in the Bay of Bengal.
- Owner: Summit LNG Terminal Company
- Parent: Summit Power International (75%), Mitsubishi (25%)
- Location: Moheshkhali Island, Cox's Bazar District, Chittagong, Bangladesh
- Coordinates: 21.55, 91.95 (approximate)
- Capacity: 3.5 mtpa, 0.5 bcfd
- Status: Operating
- Type: Import
- Start Year: 2019
Note: mtpa = million tonnes per year; bcfd = billion cubic feet per day
In January 2017, Summit Group signed an initial contract with Petrobangla to set up a liquefied natural gas terminal on Moheshkhali Island in Cox's Bazar at a cost of about US $500 million. It would have capacity of 3.5 mtpa. Summit said it would develop the floating facilities within 18 months of signing the final contract.
Articles and resources
- Summit LNG Terminal The Daily Star, Jan. 5, 2017.
- "Govt to set up two land-based LNG terminals" The Daily Star, June 15, 2017.
- Bangladesh's second LNG terminal to start in March; supply faces hiccups, Reuters, Jan. 15, 2019
- Bangladesh’s Second LNG Terminal Commissioned Excelerate Energy, May 1, 2019.