Tangguh LNG Terminal Expansion

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Summary Information

  • Ownership: BP
  • Website: http://www.bp.com/
  • Location: Teluk Bintuni, Papua Barat province
  • Capacity: 3.8 million tons/annum
  • Status: Under construction

Brief Description

  • The project is the third train of the existing Tangguh LNG Terminal
  • The Tangguh Expansion Project will add a third LNG process train (Train 3) and 3.8 million tons per annum (mtpa) of production capacity to the existing facility, bringing total plant capacity to 11.4 mtpa.
  • The project also includes two offshore platforms, 13 new production wells, an expanded LNG loading facility, and supporting infrastructure.

Technical Details

  • Storage capacity:
  • Constructor: Chiyoda was the EPC contractor
  • Licensor:

Ongoing Projects/Project Status

  • Commissioning is expected in 2022

Suppliers / Customers

  • Suppliers: Gas fields in the Berau and Bintuni bay area including the Massive Tangguh Gas Field
  • Customers:
    • 75% of the Train 3 annual LNG production is sold to the Indonesian state electricity company PT. PLN (Persero)
    • The remaining volumes are under contract to Kansai Electric Power Company in Japan, the other foundation buyer for Train 3.


  • 2012 - Bpmigas announces support for the project
  • 2014 - Project receives AMDAL approval and environmental permit
  • 2016 - Final investment decision taken
  • 2106 - EPC contract awarde to Chiyoda

Other Information

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  1. Bpmigas Is Ready To Approve POFD Of Tangguh Train-3
  2. Tangguh Expansion Project receives AMDAL approval and environmental permit
  3. Announcement of Final Investment Decision to Expand Indonesia’s Tangguh LNG Facility
  4. Chiyoda Awarded EPC Contract for Tangguh Expansion Project in Indonesia
  5. Tangguh Enters into Financing agreements for the Train 3 Project