Taichung LNG Terminal

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Summary Information

  • Ownership: CPC
  • Website: http://www.cpc.com.tw/
  • Location: Taichung Harbor
  • Capacity: 5.0 million tons/annum
  • Status: In Operation

Brief Description

  • A medium sized regasification facility with six above ground storage tanks and two vapourisers
  • It is being expanded

Technical Details

  • Storage capacity: 3 * 160,000 m3
  • Unloading capacity:
  • Send out capacity:
  • Constructor: Chiyoda, CTCI


Ongoing Projects/Project Status

  • The terminal is being expanded, with the addition of two more tanks and an additional vapouriser
  • Commissioning is expected in 2024
  • The capacity will be increased to 10 mtpa

Suppliers / Customers

  • Suppliers: The terminal is supplied by Ras Gas in Qatar
  • Customers: Taipower’s Datan Power Station


History

  • 2009 - Facility Start-up Ceremony is held
  • 2011 - Shell and CPC announce LNG sales deal that will see Shell become one the main suppliers of LNG to Taiwan
  • 2012 - Expansion project launched
  • 2013 - Kawasaki awarded contract for tanks
  • 2019 - Phase 2 was commissioned taking capacity from 3.0 to 5.0 mtpa
  • 2020 - Sofregaz awarded contract for phase 3

Other Information

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Links

  1. CPC Downstream Operations
  2. Natural Gas in Taiwan
  3. Chiyoda Wins a Contract for LNG Receiving Terminal in Taiwan
  4. New LNG Facility Start-up Ceremony
  5. LNG Tanks Ordered for CPC Taichung LNG Plant Phase II Expansion Project
  6. Shell and CPC announce LNG sales deal