Energia Costa Azul LNG Export Terminal

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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Sempra
  • Website: https://www.ecalng.com/
  • Location: Baja California
  • Capacity: 3.5 million tons/annum
  • Status: Under Construction

Brief Description

  • The project will convert Costa Azul LNG into a liquefaction terminal
  • ECA LNG Phase 1 will be built as a single-train liquefaction facility with a nameplate capacity of 3.25 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa) of LNG
  • Phase 2 of the project will include the addition of two trains and one LNG storage tank.

Technical Details

  • Storage capacity:
  • Constructor:
    • TechnipFMC - FEED and Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC)
  • Licensor: Air Products

Ongoing Projects/Project Status

  • Commissioning is expected in 2024

Suppliers / Customers

  • Suppliers:
  • Customers: Total, Mitsui and Tokyo Gas will buy 0.8mtpa each


  • 2018 - Offtake agreements signed with Total, Mitsui and Tokyo Gas
  • 2019 - The project recieved approval from the DOE to export to non FTA countries
  • 2020 - Project achieved FID

Other Information

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  1. LNG Terminals Using Air Products Technology
  2. Sempra Energy Units Sign Three Heads Of Agreements With Total S.A., Mitsui & Co., Tokyo Gas Co. For Energía Costa Azul Liquefaction Project
  3. Energía Costa Azul LNG Receives US Non-FTA Approval For Liquefaction-Export Infrastructure Project In Mexico
  4. Air Products’ LNG Technology Selected for Energia Costa Azul Export Project in Mexico
  5. Sempra Energy Announces FID For Landmark Energía Costa Azul LNG Export Project
  6. TechnipFMC Receives Notice to Proceed for EPC Contract for Sempra LNG’s and IEnova’s Energía Costa Azul LNG Facility