Adgas Das Island LNG Terminal

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Summary Information

  • Ownership: ADGAS
  • Website: http://www.adgas.com/
  • Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Capacity: 8.0 million tons/annum
    • Train 1: 2.3 Million tons
    • Train 2: 2.3 Million tons
    • Train 3: 3.0 Million tons
  • Status: In Operation

Technical Details

  • Storage capacity: 3*80,000 cubic meter full containment LNG storage tanks
  • Constructor:
    • CB&I
    • Chiyoda:
      • Train 1&2; B.E.P.C.
      • Train 3 FEED & E.P.C.M
      • BOG Recovery & LPG Capature Maximization - FEED
      • Sulfur Recovery Upgrade - FEED
      • Acid Gas Removal - B.E.P.C.
    • Freyssinet: Pre-stressing for LNG tanks
  • Licensor: Air Products

Ongoing Projects/Project Status

  • -

Suppliers / Customers

  • Suppliers:
    • Associated gas is obtained from the Umm Shaif Oil Field, Zakum and Bunduq oilfields, whilst natural gas is found at the Abu Al Bukhoosh Kuff, Uweinat, Areaj and Umm Shaif Khuff oilfields, and at the cap gas fields. In total, the plant receives 12 distinct gas streams, and blends them to produce LNG and LPG and Pentane to meet clients’ requirements.
  • Customers:
    • Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) is the main customer
    • Spot cargos have been sold to a number of major companies in France, Spain, Italy, USA and Korea

History

  • 1971 - The Gas Liquefaction Project Agreement signed
  • 1972 - 20-year Sale Agreement with TEPCO signed
  • 1973 - Contract for the construction of ADGAS plant on Das island signed
  • 1973 - Plant’s foundation stone laid
  • 1977 - Trains 1 and 2 were originally commissioned in 1977, each with an operating capacity of 180 tons of LNG per hour
  • 1990 - ADGAS and TEPCO sign a new 25-year agreement under which TEPCO buys ADGAS doubled LNG production as from 1994
  • 1994 - Production started from the 3rd LNG Process Train
  • 1995 - ADGAS first LNG shipment to Europe exported
  • 2002 - BP signed 4 year 0.75 Mton contract
  • 2007 - Signing a contract for the construction of the facilities of Offshore Associated Gas (OAG) Project

Other Information

  • CB&I provided design and construction of the LNG/LPG storage facility built on Das Island, Abu Dhabi. The project included three 80,000 cubic meter full containment LNG storage tanks and four 50,000 cubic meter full containment LPG storage tanks.

Relevant Links

  1. Chiyoda LNG References
  2. Freyssinet LNG Tank References
  3. Corporate Brochure
  4. Terminal Webpage
  5. CB&I LNG Construction
  6. ADGAS And BP Sign LNG Sale And Purchase Agreement

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